Category Archives: Gap Year

  1. Another Open Letter to the USPS

    March 10, 2009 by Jen

    Dear Postal Worker, We’ve spoken before. I just need to apologize in advance for this week and next. And maybe …
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  2. Rejections #3-4

    March 5, 2009 by Jen

    Two in one day! How cruel is that? Right on time for VU, too: one day later than the rejection email …
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  3. Acceptance #2

    1

    March 2, 2009 by Jen

    Mary Baldwin College, Staunton, Va. Masters of Letters in Shakespeare and Renaissance Literature.

  4. The Phases of Anticipation OR How to Avoid Snoman SMIOS

    March 2, 2009 by Jen

    Sustaining a high level of anticipation for a long period of time is something like trying to put clothing on …
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  5. All or Nothing

    February 24, 2009 by Jen

    “Is it all…or nothing at all? There’s nowhere left to fall, when you reach the bottom, it’s now or never…” …
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  6. Acceptance #1

    2

    February 17, 2009 by Jen

    Emerson College, Boston. It’s really cold there.  But… IT WAS A BIG FAT ENVELOPE THAT I COULD HOLD IN MY …
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  7. Rejection #2

    February 16, 2009 by Jen

    Northwestern. Happy Monday.

  8. Rejection #1

    2

    February 10, 2009 by Jen

    They don’t even dignify it with a paper copy of the letter.

  9. An Apology to the USPS

    February 5, 2009 by Jen

    Dear Mr. or Ms. Postal Delivery Worker, a.k.a. Mailman/Mailwoman: It is February. It can’t be a pleasant month for you. …
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  10. Reflections on Visit #1

    January 31, 2009 by Jen

    Well, it’s over. Round one, anyway. The interview was less painful than I expected.  However, there is something about visiting …
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