"I Told You So!" Teen SLAMS Sister After College REJECTION 🎓🙅‍♀️

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🎓 Buckle up, folks, because we've got a juicy tale of sibling rivalry and college admissions drama! 😱 As someone who's been through the grueling process of applying to top schools, I thought I could help my sister navigate the treacherous waters. But oh boy, was I in for a wild ride! 🌊 Despite my best efforts to offer sage advice, my sister's stubborn streak and lofty dreams of attending an Ivy League school led to a rollercoaster of emotions. 🎢 So, grab some popcorn 🍿 and get ready for a story that's equal parts frustrating and relatable!

🎓 The College Application Saga Begins! 🎓

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💭 Sister's Ivy League Dreams 💭

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🤔 The Importance of Extracurriculars 🤔

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🙅‍♀️ Is Anime Club Enough? 🙅‍♀️

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📉 The Disadvantage of a Single Club 📉

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🚫 No Application of Skills 🚫

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👨‍👧 Parental Pressure for Advice 👨‍👧

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🎲 The College Admissions Crapshoot 🎲

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😤 Sister's Stubborn Stance 😤

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😡 Bratty Behavior and Rejection 😡

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😒 Sister's Rant and My Reaction 😒

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🤦‍♀️ The 'I Told You So' Moment 🤦‍♀️

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😠 Sister's Anger and Accusations 😠

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😩 The College Rejection Fallout! 😩

Well, well, well... it looks like my sister's grand plans of attending an Ivy League school came crashing down faster than a house of cards! 🃏 Despite my warnings and attempts to guide her towards a more balanced college application strategy, she remained adamant that her anime club experience would be enough to secure a spot at her dream school. 😅 Fast forward to the inevitable rejections, and suddenly, I'm the bad guy for not being 'sympathetic' enough! 🙄 I mean, come on, I tried to help, but she just wouldn't listen! 🤷‍♀️ Let's see what the internet has to say about this sticky situation... 👀

Sister gets called out for arrogance and unrealistic expectations. NTA.

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NTA for being the voice of reason, but kicking her while she's down was not cool. 🙅‍♀️

Mrs_Loukine | Mrs_Loukine

Both gave asshole advice, but kicking her while down is worse 🤪

BokChoyFantasy | BokChoyFantasy

NTA for telling sister to prep for college and face facts.

Tacobella0 | Tacobella0

Sister gets rejected, sibling says "I told you so". NAH.

ThreeToTheHead | ThreeToTheHead

Sibling rivalry gets ugly, but disappointment is understandable. ESH.

redsword-bluesword | redsword-bluesword

Acknowledging sister's plight - NTA

mornis | mornis

The elitist college system perpetuates classism and inequity. ESH.

christopherjillings | christopherjillings

Helpful comment advises on college rejections and offers hope 🎓

Character-Blueberry | Character-Blueberry

Quirky clubs like Brilliant But Canceled can make you stand out 😍

macthepenn | macthepenn

Realistic sibling shuts down naive sister's rose-colored view 🌹

Sauteed-onion-bill | Sauteed-onion-bill

US universities are insane, high schoolers publish research now? 🤯

kaniin1 | kaniin1

Sibling rivalry at its finest 🙅‍♀️😠

JauneTheRosePlower | JauneTheRosePlower

Impressed by applicant's research publications, as are we all 🤩

TrumpGrabbedMyCat | TrumpGrabbedMyCat

Don't kick someone when they're down. YTA needs to grow up 🙅‍♀️

IT-apostrophe-S97 | IT-apostrophe-S97

A sibling calls out lack of support after college rejection.

mlle_levi | mlle_levi

College admission process is classist, elitist, and fueled by racism. NAH.

Majestic-Koral | Majestic-Koral

Being empathetic and kind can go a long way 🤝

waceofspades | waceofspades

Sister holds right to her misguided beliefs, OP condescends.

Fourthbusiness | Fourthbusiness

Sister ignored advice, got rejected, played victim. NTA here. 👍

scamwise-gamgee | scamwise-gamgee

Don't be a know-it-all! Let's show some empathy 🙏

Surfer_wave_dolphin | Surfer_wave_dolphin

Sibling advice goes wrong, but can empathy save the day? 🙅‍♀️

InevitableZombie6 | InevitableZombie6

Admissions are tough. NTA for a reality check 👍

old__pyrex | old__pyrex

Wise words from an NTA. Apply to multiple schools 🏫

terrible-aardvark | terrible-aardvark

Ignoring advice and getting rejected isn't deserving of sympathy 💁‍♀️ NTA

infomapaz | infomapaz

Sibling rivalry? Offer helpful suggestions for transferring schools. 🙏

Total-Ad5178 | Total-Ad5178

Common advice ignored. But, research papers in high school? 🤔

SometimesWill | SometimesWill

Surprised by high schoolers' research publications? Let's discuss it.

madevilfish | madevilfish

College rejections can happen to anyone, even top achievers. #NTA

TropicalRobot | TropicalRobot

Great advice ignored, now sister learns the hard way 👍

PlsDontCutMyPay | PlsDontCutMyPay

Sibling disregards advice and pays the price. NTA.

kakarot_77 | kakarot_77

Balancing school, work, and activities is tough. NTA.

p3ndrg0n | p3ndrg0n

Sibling jealousy and feelings of inadequacy can fuel bad behavior. 🤔

izzyibeam | izzyibeam

Sibling gives advice, sister ignores it, emotions run high. NAH.

sarabailey2001 | sarabailey2001

Sister rejected from college, but NTA provides tough love.

Bookaholicforever | Bookaholicforever

Having backup plans is important, sister is NTA. 👍

No-Puedo-Hacerlo | No-Puedo-Hacerlo

NTA! Refreshing to see a reasonable response on AITA for once 👍

kmmck | kmmck

Applying to safeties and honors colleges is a smart move! 👍

CorrectedAgora | CorrectedAgora

Experienced university worker schools unsympathetic teen on college admissions.

raspberry-squirrel | raspberry-squirrel

Consider major before choosing Ivy League over state school 👨‍🎓

ObviousDuh | ObviousDuh

Planning and hard work are key to getting into top schools 💪

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Applying to safeties is important! 🎓

TerribleAttitude | TerribleAttitude

Explaining college admission process is important. NTA 👍

clineaus | clineaus

NTA, but harsh truth about Ivy League and extracurriculars 🤷‍♀️

PlumbCrow | PlumbCrow

Savage comment on sister's college rejection due to weeb habits 😱

WarRebel | WarRebel

Sibling rivalry over college admission. Been there, done that. 🤔

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Sibling rivalry at its finest 😂 #NTA

little_miss_argonaut | little_miss_argonaut

NTA calls out entitlement in college admissions with humor 😂

eyeball_chamberss | eyeball_chamberss

Being right over helpful? ESH, steer from "I told you so"

Blazypika2 | Blazypika2

Applying for multiple universities is a smart move! 👍

quinalou | quinalou

NTA comment agrees with OP's sister being inconsiderate.

Webster_11 | Webster_11

Choosing safety schools you don't like is a recipe for disappointment 😔

wufwolf | wufwolf

Take a gap year due to Covid? 🤔

blahblahblandish | blahblahblandish

"I told you so" moment with no regrets. #NTA 😎

mathhews95 | mathhews95

Sister rejected from only safety school, NTA for giving advice 🙅


Sister rejected from college, NTA tries to help - consequences follow.

sambouleau | sambouleau

NTA - Encouraging and practical advice for college rejection.


Sister ignores advice, gets college rejection, and complains. NTA responds.

NeutralGeneric | NeutralGeneric

Helpful sibling gives advice but should avoid kicking sister down 🚫

linerva | linerva

Don't rub salt on the wound with 'I told you so'

sroxod | sroxod

Childish squabble between sisters over college rejection. Grow up 🙄

Adrostos | Adrostos

NTA commenter praises older sister's advice and slams delusional sister.

not_cinderella | not_cinderella

NTA, but could have been more empathetic 🙏

Robotisdead123456789 | Robotisdead123456789

Saying "I told you so" never helped anyone, ESH.

LazyOpia | LazyOpia

Giving helpful advice but are extracurriculars overrated? 🤔

PringleLover101 | PringleLover101

Having a backup plan is crucial. NTA for saying that.

clunsycurlss | clunsycurlss

NAH verdict but why was Ivy League so important to her? 🤔

kemicel | kemicel

Understanding systemic racism and privilege is important. NTA.

Pickle1036 | Pickle1036

Sister rejected from college: commenter says NTA, sister was dumb.

iTheJackofhearts | iTheJackofhearts

Sibling gets roasted for poor college application choices 😂

MusenUse_KC21 | MusenUse_KC21

Helpful advice ignored, sympathy undeserved. NTA 🤷‍♀️

dreadfulNinja | dreadfulNinja

NTA. OP gave sound advice but sister refused to take it.

Guiltyspark92 | Guiltyspark92

Wise advice on college applications, NTA 👍

calverygirl | calverygirl

Learning to accept failure is crucial. NTA's advice is spot-on.

shrineless | shrineless

No sympathy for those who ignore advice. NTA 👍

Anduci | Anduci

Jealousy or not, NTA for sister's college rejection blow off 🙅‍♀️

cinderaced | cinderaced

High school lesson: Ivies are reach schools for EVERYONE 👍

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