Dad's CRUEL Punishment After Son's College Rejection 😠

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🎓 Buckle up, folks, because we've got a doozy of a story for you today! 😳 Meet our 16-year-old high school senior, a bright kid with big dreams and even bigger college application woes. 😢 With a single dad who's got sky-high expectations and a best friend who's Harvard-bound, this teen is caught in a whirlwind of disappointment, guilt, and family drama. 😞 As the rejections pile up and tensions rise, our young hero is left wondering: was keeping quiet about that latest college rejection really such an a-hole move? 🤔 Let's dive in and find out! 🏊‍♂️

🎓 College Application Woes: A Teen's Struggle 😢

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Dad's Disappointment Reaches New Heights 😞

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Friends' Success Fuels Dad's Anger 😠

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Another Rejection, Another Disappointment 😔

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Waiting for the Right Moment... But Dad Finds Out Anyway 😬

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Best Friend's Triumph, Our Brotherly Bond 👬

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Celebration Plans Shattered by Dad's Punishment 😢

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Dad's Reasoning: Reflect on Your Actions 🤔

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Missing Out on My Best Friend's Happiest Day 💔

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Was I Really an A-hole? 🤷‍♂️

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Dad's High-Achieving Background 🎓

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Teen's College Rejection Saga: Dad's Fury, Best Friend's Triumph, and a Whole Lot of Drama! 😱

Well, well, well... looks like our high-achieving teen is in quite the pickle! 🥒 With a dad who's got a PhD and a serious case of the disappointment blues 😞, and a best friend who's practically got Harvard on speed dial 📞, it's no wonder this kid is feeling the pressure. 😰 But wait, there's more! When another college rejection rolls in and our teen hesitates to spill the beans to dear old dad 🙊, things go from bad to worse. Dad's fury reaches new heights 😠, and suddenly, our poor protagonist is banned from celebrating their bestie's big day. 😢 Talk about a friendship crisis! 💔 So, what does the internet have to say about this family feud? 🤔 Let's check out some of the top reactions and see if we can't sort out this messy situation! 🧐

NTA, Dad needs to switch from "Disappointment Express" to "Support Central." 💪

tofuborne | tofuborne

User questions possible reasons for college rejection. 🤔

thirdtryisthecharm | thirdtryisthecharm

Curious if age could be a factor in college rejection 🤔

Coolio1428 | Coolio1428

College rejection isn't always about academics, keep trying 👍

CultOfMourning | CultOfMourning

A commenter calls out dad for not helping son apply to safe schools despite his high SAT score 🤔

SoIFeltDizzy | SoIFeltDizzy

Supportive comment, hoping for a better future for the OP. 🙏

Jyqm | Jyqm

Dad's high expectations make him the real A-hole here 😒

GreatLife1985 | GreatLife1985

Overbearing parenting can damage relationships. NTA for feeling hurt.

BrocoLeeOnReddit | BrocoLeeOnReddit

Heartfelt comment from a supportive father figure 💖

Diotrephes | Diotrephes

Encouragement for rejected student and criticism towards unsupportive father 👍

Klutzy-Pool-1802 | Klutzy-Pool-1802

Supportive comment for student with strict parenting 🤗

MrsDarkOverlord | MrsDarkOverlord

Rejection hurts, dad's punishment hurts more. NTA deserves support 😢

kangavu | kangavu

A relatable story about how a parent's behavior can cause lasting trauma 😢

Thriillsy | Thriillsy

Supportive comment, suggesting seeking help if dad becomes unsafe 🙌

SoIFeltDizzy | SoIFeltDizzy

Is the rejected student to blame for not following guidelines?

enjoyingtheposts | enjoyingtheposts

Advice for student struggling with dad's disappointment over college rejection 🎓

euphorikitty | euphorikitty

A heartfelt comment supporting a son's achievements and happiness ❤️

chickens_for_fun | chickens_for_fun

Former gifted kid warns against being forced into university too soon 🤯

According_Apricot_00 | According_Apricot_00

Encouraging words for rejection: College isn't the only path 👍

Hormie50 | Hormie50

Rejection due to age? Request explanation from university admins 🤔

DangerousHedgehog164 | DangerousHedgehog164

College rejection advice and success story. Don't lose hope! 🙌

Bakkie | Bakkie

Encouraging comment about success beyond college deserves 💯

2holedlikeaboss | 2holedlikeaboss

Don't give up! Reach out to colleges for feedback 👍

DanteBeauHeart | DanteBeauHeart

Encouraging words for student who received rejection from college.

GiannaGeranium | GiannaGeranium

College admissions can be unpredictable. Your worth is not defined.

LunaLollipopz | LunaLollipopz

Empathetic commenter supports son's rejection, condemns cruel father.

Artshildr | Artshildr

Cutting off dad after cruel punishment? 🤔

ImMeloncholy | ImMeloncholy

Don't let your dad's expectations limit your potential 💪🏻

TheVue221 | TheVue221

Supportive comment encourages community college and discusses discrimination against Asians.

Apart_Combination746 | Apart_Combination746

A heartwarming story about gaining parent's respect and love 😢

nthknd71 | nthknd71

Growing up with strict parents is like Schrödinger's cat 😹

vanotd21 | vanotd21

NTA, despite rejection, commenters admire OP's character. Father's behavior unacceptable. 😠

Beholder_Auphanim | Beholder_Auphanim

Encouraging words for a student from a supportive commenter 🙌

ChancePool8953 | ChancePool8953

Advice on coping with disappointment and seeking guidance 👍

Odessagoodone | Odessagoodone

Empathetic comment to distressed student about cruel dad's punishment.

drivensalt | drivensalt

A supportive comment suggesting a possible glitch in the college application system.

Weary_Fun3085 | Weary_Fun3085

Encouraging support for student after cruel dad's rejection reaction 🙏

thehumanbaconater | thehumanbaconater

Underage applicant getting rejected, father's totalitarian punishment criticized. 😤

Jirekianu | Jirekianu

Protecting children's mental health is important 👏

Odd-Ad-78 | Odd-Ad-78

Don't stress over Ivy Leagues, top 100 schools are great! 👍

formerly_gruntled | formerly_gruntled

Encouraging reply to NTA comment on father's cruel punishment 👍

Critical_Insurance_4 | Critical_Insurance_4

NTA. Advice for appealing college rejection and not giving up 👍

_FileNotFound | _FileNotFound

Supportive comment telling OP not to worry about college rejections.

bmyst70 | bmyst70

Applying to 'Safe' schools is a new reality 👍

Oldbean98 | Oldbean98

Supportive comment calls out dad's cruel punishment as overreacting 😠

jme518 | jme518

Defiant response to dad's cruel punishment for college rejection.

buttstuffisfunstuff | buttstuffisfunstuff

Encouraging response to college rejection with a clever solution 👍

prosperosniece | prosperosniece

Encouraging comment suggests taking a gap year and focusing on other things 👍

Regular-File-7208 | Regular-File-7208

Encouraging response to college rejection with NTA verdict 💪

Jojowiththeyoyo | Jojowiththeyoyo

Encouraging words for rejected college applicant, criticizing harsh father.

Cum1retention | Cum1retention

Encouraging words for a rejected high school senior with impressive stats 🙏

deafaudiophile5 | deafaudiophile5

Impressed by commenter's credentials, sympathizing with their situation.

edm-life | edm-life

Encouraging advice for rejected student to improve and reapply 💪

a_shovel_is_a_shovel | a_shovel_is_a_shovel

Encouraging response to 16-year-old's college rejection - community college FTW 💪

Eyesliketheocean | Eyesliketheocean

Encouraging words for rejected student to keep trying 👍

heidigsf | heidigsf

Encouraging advice given to student about college applications 👍

gerbil_111 | gerbil_111

Take control of your self-worth, not your hypercritical dad's expectations 💪

HawaiiStockguy | HawaiiStockguy

A harsh comment on a father's cruel punishment for college rejection.

markfromDenver | markfromDenver

Insightful comment on college application age requirements. 😎

Livingoffcoffee | Livingoffcoffee

Encouraging words for rejected college applicant. 👍

notashroom | notashroom

Encouraging response to a pressured teenager, be kind to yourself 🙏

Fuzzy_Garden_8420 | Fuzzy_Garden_8420

Dad's overreaction to son's college rejection leads to cruel punishment 😔

Remarkable-Plastic-8 | Remarkable-Plastic-8

College rejection due to age discrimination? That's not fair 😕

Tulipsarered | Tulipsarered

Get revenge on cruel dad by creating a fake college 😎

Zero_Market | Zero_Market

Chill out, why the rush? Applying again next year works.

UrbanLegendd | UrbanLegendd

NTA comment calls out dad's cruel punishment and offers advice. 👍

Patient-Ad-2913 | Patient-Ad-2913

Navigating college admissions and disappointment can feel like luck 🤷‍♂️

PragmaticX | PragmaticX

Encouraging reply to son's college rejection, offers hope and advice 🙏

GregJones1998 | GregJones1998

Father's high expectations are okay, but his cruel punishment isn't.

RoodleG | RoodleG

Sending virtual hugs 🤗 to a hardworking kid with an unsupportive dad.

PMyourCHEESE | PMyourCHEESE

Supportive comment, no replies. Empathy for the OP 😢

Jouleswatt | Jouleswatt

Don't give up hope! Explore other options 🙌

Mundane_Bike_912 | Mundane_Bike_912

Skeptical comment doubts credentials for college rejection, no replies.

JayNow | JayNow

Encouraging words for rejected student, disapproving of dad's behavior. ❤️

ddmazza | ddmazza

Encouraging words for a student facing a cruel punishment 👍

oz_mouse | oz_mouse

Encouraging comment provides support for college rejection disappointment 🙏

CatWoman131 | CatWoman131

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