Healthy ways to deal with academic rejection

April 15, 2019

“When all applicants are equally talented, the final decision often comes down to factors that are completely beyond our control,” writes Andrea Eidinger in an article about how to cope with rejection on the academic job market. The author offers a series of tips to aspiring academics that include accepting one’s feelings, not allowing the experience to undermine one’s sense of self-worth, and being willing to reach out for help and lean on close friends and loved ones. University Affairs (National)