Rejected rejection (humor)

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admissionprof
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Rejected rejection (humor)

Postby admissionprof » Thu Mar 26, 2009 7:15 pm

During these stressful days, I thought you'd enjoy this:

Herbert A. Millington
Graduate Admissions Committee
412A Clarkson Hall
Whitson University
College Hill, MA 34109

Dear Professor Millington,

Thank you for your letter of March 16. After careful consideration, I regret to inform you that I am unable to accept your refusal to offer me a graduate student position in your department.

This year I have been particularly fortunate in receiving an unusually large number of rejection letters. With such a varied and promising field of candidates it is impossible for me to accept all refusals.

Despite Whitson's outstanding qualifications and previous experience in rejecting applicants, I find that your rejection does not meet my needs at this time. Therefore, I will assume the position of graduate student in your department this August. I look forward to seeing you then.

Best of luck in rejecting future applicants.

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Kaiser_Sose
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Re: Rejected rejection (humor)

Postby Kaiser_Sose » Thu Mar 26, 2009 7:41 pm

No one else finds this hilarious ?

I'm tempted to print it and put it up in my office.

Thanks for brightening my day.

slugger
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Re: Rejected rejection (humor)

Postby slugger » Fri Mar 27, 2009 2:02 am

This joke is really old. My mom has mentioned getting these letters when she was in her twenties and working at an admissions office at a small lib arts school. That was thirty years ago. Its still gold though. :lol:

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Ulquiorra
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Re: Rejected rejection (humor)

Postby Ulquiorra » Fri Mar 27, 2009 1:06 pm

Goshhhhhhhh! I like this very much... HeHeHe!

astrofan
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Re: Rejected rejection (humor)

Postby astrofan » Thu Apr 02, 2009 3:12 pm

I don't think I can appreciate the humor yet, the sting of so many rejections has not passed yet.




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