Reflections on Rejection

Everyone—no matter their level of talent, dedication, or intelligence—faces rejection. When we are rejected or when we fail, we often feel upset and discouraged. We think, “this is terrible…what will I do?” This week, we’ll be taking time to reflect on our rejections, and offer the chance for our you to do the same. Often, we find that we learn the most from these rejections, and as we persevere we find the cliched saying to be true; that when one door closes, often another opens.

Read “Stories from K students, staff, alumni, and faculty

Watch this quick video, Famous Failures.

The TED Talk, A kinder, gender, philosophy of success by Alain de Botton focuses on bouncing back from a bruised ego after job loss and rejection.