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The Next Door

I've been biting my nails all week in anticipation of a letter. On November 15th, I applied Early Decision to Whitman College in Walla Walla. The lengthy explanation of the decision-making process can be found elsewhere, but I've been certain for quite some time that Whitman was the perfect school for me. I was a trifle concerned whether I was perfect for them.

Monday, the day I was supposed to hear from the school, came and went without any notification. So did Tuesday. Today, I opened the mailbox again to find nothing. Disheartened, I set it out of my mind, and continued my day. This evening, however, after dinner, I opened up my e-mail inbox and saw it:

Dear Spencer,

Congratulations! I am delighted to inform you that you have been admitted to Whitman College for the class entering in the fall of 2009...

I feel as though the proper thing to do is end this with an appropriate conclusion, but I can't think of anything. That's the punchline: I'm in. After so much dreaming, hoping, and waiting, I've been accepted to my top choice school.

The next door of my life has opened.

It feels great.

Avatar rachel79th
12-18-08 00:51
I Love Kittens
Yay! Congratulation! :D
Avatar unfathomablej
12-18-08 02:20
scholar of China
Avatar chucho *
12-18-08 02:29
Breathe deep
Congrats you lucky bastard. Not that you don't deserve it. Because you do.
Avatar prudence *
12-18-08 08:27
Congrats, hope it´s everything you anticipated and more
Avatar volcanovixen21 *
12-18-08 10:20
Dvorak Attack
Yay! Congrats! I remember those days, of stalking the mailman for those letters.
Avatar nick
12-18-08 10:40
Hell yes.
Congratulations! I wish my school was that expedient. I still haven't received anything.
Avatar zanna
12-18-08 11:05
gibts keine hier
That's awesome! I hope you enjoy Wally World. =)
Avatar camabar
12-18-08 11:40
If you say so.
Congratulations!!!!!!!! I'm so happy for you!!
Avatar peena
12-20-08 01:33
Dear Mr. Wharton,

We are pleased to inform you that you have been accepted into Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry!
Avatar peena
12-20-08 01:34
Lol, I like how it's through an email :P

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