How to Bounce Back From Rejection

When someone rejects you, it helps to remember that there’s another you

Illustration: Till Lauer

In the publish-or-perish world of academia, having an article rejected can feel like a stab wound. At the beginning of graduate school, I knew that if I wanted to get tenure, I had to be productive. Then my first three papers were rejected by prestigious journals, a leading expert told me…

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