Rejection is hard. Whether it comes from a guy who’s out of your league, that pair of skinny jeans you still can’t squeeze yourself into, or the college of your dreams, there’s no easy way to accept a big fat “NO” from something you really want. As it turns out, not everyone does accept it.
When Duke University denied admission to a hopeful high school senior, the 17-year-old decided to show them who’s boss. She rejected her own rejection letter, with an email that I’m sure left Duke Admissions whispering “what the fuck” under their breath before popping another Xanax and pretending the whole thing never happened.