Cousin Crushes Dreams of Harvard Admission (2024)

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A Cousin’s Request for Advice Seeking Wisdom from an Ivy Leaguer GPA, Class Rank, and Extracurriculars Trying to Dissuade the Dreamer The Harsh Reality Check Crushing the Dream Angry Aunt and Uncle Defending the Reality Check Dreams Shattered, Family Feud Ignited RELATED STORIES Days From Dream Wedding To Tragedy – Now They’re Fighting Over Her Ring Ex Accuses Best Friend of Trying to SLEEP With His Baby Mama After INCREDIBLE Job Offer UNBELIEVABLE! Teen HUMILIATES Younger Half-Uncle at School You Won’t Believe Why… Harsh truth about Ivy League admission, but OP could’ve been kinder Redditor calls out commenter for being mean and selfish Don’t crush someone’s dreams, offer help instead YTA comment receives no replies but harsh criticism. Top universities love bomb students for free money 17-year-old’s dream crushed by cousin’s harsh reality check Be kind, offer suggestions. YTA could have been NTA Cousin seeks Harvard advice, gets harsh rejection from YTA. Realistic advice given tactlessly, but still NTA Redditor calls out OP for crushing cousin’s Harvard dreams Honesty hurts, but sometimes it’s necessary. ‍♀️ Top university alum calls out YTA’s lack of empathy Redditor calls out YTA for insulting cousin’s Harvard dreams NTA for giving a reality check, but lacked tact NTA! The truth hurts, but it’s better than false hope. College admissions are a crapshoot, but tact is important ‍ YTA comment shuts down Ivy League dream with harshness Don’t crush someone’s dream, help them achieve it. YTA Honesty is the best policy NTA Being honest may hurt, but it saves from future frustration. NTA gives tough love to delusional Harvard hopeful Blunt but not an a**hole: commenter defends cousin’s rejection. OP’s unsupportive behavior towards cousin’s college dreams. YTA Harsh words from a cousin, YTA. Empathy can’t be taught. Former elite college admissions worker agrees with NTA’s advice Gently crushing dreams is better than false hope. NTA Cousin’s Harvard dream crushed, but commenter says NTA. Tough love. YTA for crushing dreams. Constructive criticism is key Sometimes the truth hurts, but it’s better than false hope Real talk: NTA. Kid needs a reality check Honesty hurts, but NTA for saving cousin’s time and effort Being honest doesn’t excuse being rude ‍♂️ Choosing not to apply to Harvard, commenter thinks NTA. Blunt but correct. OP saved cousin time, money, and heartbreak. ESH for being petty and bombarding with msgs. Uni decides. Encouraging comment advises on college admission and long-term goals College applications cost money! Don’t waste time on hopeless admission. Being honest about Harvard dreams. Helpful or hurtful? NTA Managing expectations: Crushing dreams or being realistic? Brutal honesty saves cousin’s money. NTA Managing expectations: NTA for not lying about Harvard admission chances Realistic advice given with no sugarcoating Skeptical comment calls out applicant’s lack of preparation Realistic advice given, NTA. Cousin needs a reality check. Commenter calls out parents for unrealistic expectations, deems OP as YTA. NTA says cousin didn’t work hard enough for Harvard Reality check: NAH cousin crushes Harvard dreams with honesty ‍♂️ Crushing dreams or being realistic? NTA with a hint of tough love Honesty is now disrespectful? NTA, keep speaking truth. Harvard grad finds helping a 3rd tier student insulting Harsh but necessary reality check for entitled Harvard hopeful Being the bearer of bad news: brave or a**hole? ‍♂️ Harvard hopeful’s family and commenter share blame for delusion ‍♂️ Reality check served with a side of sass Brutal honesty or false hope? NTA chooses the former Navigating the sliding scales of a-hole-ness in college admissions Brutal honesty or being an a**hole? NTA vs YTA debate. Reality check given, but could have been nicer. YTA for lack of boundaries and blowing up at someone Delivery matters. Cruelty is unnecessary. YTA Replying just to be unhelpful makes you the a**hole Ignoring a text doesn’t justify being rude. YTA Cousin’s dreams crushed with added insult. YTA Redditor calls out YTA for ruining Christmas spirit Student criticized for lashing out at cousin seeking Harvard advice Encouraging cousin to apply to Harvard, criticizing elitism. User calls out commenter for being TA in a polite way Suggests backup colleges and alternative career options. YTA commenter criticizes lack of tact and manners.

We all have dreams and aspirations, but sometimes, a little dose of reality can be a hard pill to swallow. One young man’s dreams of attending Harvard were crushed by his own cousin, who didn’t hold back when giving his brutally honest opinion. Let’s dive into this family drama and see what went down.

A Cousin’s Request for Advice

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Seeking Wisdom from an Ivy Leaguer

Cousin Crushes Dreams of Harvard Admission (2)

GPA, Class Rank, and Extracurriculars

Cousin Crushes Dreams of Harvard Admission (3)

Trying to Dissuade the Dreamer

Cousin Crushes Dreams of Harvard Admission (4)

The Harsh Reality Check

Cousin Crushes Dreams of Harvard Admission (5)

Crushing the Dream

Cousin Crushes Dreams of Harvard Admission (6)

Angry Aunt and Uncle

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Defending the Reality Check

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Dreams Shattered, Family Feud Ignited

So, our protagonist’s brutally honest response to his cousin’s Harvard aspirations has left the family in turmoil. His aunt and uncle are furious, while the cousin is left heartbroken. But was it really necessary to be so harsh, or could there have been a gentler way to break the news? Let’s see what the internet has to say about this delicate situation.

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UNBELIEVABLE! Teen HUMILIATES Younger Half-Uncle at School You Won’t Believe Why…

Harsh truth about Ivy League admission, but OP could’ve been kinder

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Redditor calls out commenter for being mean and selfish

Cousin Crushes Dreams of Harvard Admission (14)

Don’t crush someone’s dreams, offer help instead

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YTA comment receives no replies but harsh criticism.

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Top universities love bomb students for free money

Cousin Crushes Dreams of Harvard Admission (17)

17-year-old’s dream crushed by cousin’s harsh reality check

Cousin Crushes Dreams of Harvard Admission (18)

Be kind, offer suggestions. YTA could have been NTA

Cousin Crushes Dreams of Harvard Admission (19)

Cousin seeks Harvard advice, gets harsh rejection from YTA.

Cousin Crushes Dreams of Harvard Admission (20)

Realistic advice given tactlessly, but still NTA

Cousin Crushes Dreams of Harvard Admission (21)

Redditor calls out OP for crushing cousin’s Harvard dreams

Cousin Crushes Dreams of Harvard Admission (22)

Honesty hurts, but sometimes it’s necessary. ‍♀️

Cousin Crushes Dreams of Harvard Admission (23)

Top university alum calls out YTA’s lack of empathy

Cousin Crushes Dreams of Harvard Admission (24)

Redditor calls out YTA for insulting cousin’s Harvard dreams

Cousin Crushes Dreams of Harvard Admission (25)

NTA for giving a reality check, but lacked tact

Cousin Crushes Dreams of Harvard Admission (26)

NTA! The truth hurts, but it’s better than false hope.

Cousin Crushes Dreams of Harvard Admission (27)

College admissions are a crapshoot, but tact is important ‍

Cousin Crushes Dreams of Harvard Admission (28)

YTA comment shuts down Ivy League dream with harshness

Cousin Crushes Dreams of Harvard Admission (29)

Don’t crush someone’s dream, help them achieve it. YTA

Cousin Crushes Dreams of Harvard Admission (30)

Honesty is the best policy NTA

Cousin Crushes Dreams of Harvard Admission (31)

Being honest may hurt, but it saves from future frustration.

Cousin Crushes Dreams of Harvard Admission (32)

NTA gives tough love to delusional Harvard hopeful

Cousin Crushes Dreams of Harvard Admission (33)

Blunt but not an a**hole: commenter defends cousin’s rejection.

Cousin Crushes Dreams of Harvard Admission (34)

OP’s unsupportive behavior towards cousin’s college dreams. YTA

Cousin Crushes Dreams of Harvard Admission (35)

Harsh words from a cousin, YTA. Empathy can’t be taught.

Cousin Crushes Dreams of Harvard Admission (36)

Former elite college admissions worker agrees with NTA’s advice

Cousin Crushes Dreams of Harvard Admission (37)

Gently crushing dreams is better than false hope. NTA

Cousin Crushes Dreams of Harvard Admission (38)

Cousin’s Harvard dream crushed, but commenter says NTA. Tough love.

Cousin Crushes Dreams of Harvard Admission (39)

YTA for crushing dreams. Constructive criticism is key

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Sometimes the truth hurts, but it’s better than false hope

Cousin Crushes Dreams of Harvard Admission (41)

Real talk: NTA. Kid needs a reality check

Cousin Crushes Dreams of Harvard Admission (42)

Honesty hurts, but NTA for saving cousin’s time and effort

Cousin Crushes Dreams of Harvard Admission (43)

Being honest doesn’t excuse being rude ‍♂️

Cousin Crushes Dreams of Harvard Admission (44)

Choosing not to apply to Harvard, commenter thinks NTA.

Cousin Crushes Dreams of Harvard Admission (45)

Blunt but correct. OP saved cousin time, money, and heartbreak.

Cousin Crushes Dreams of Harvard Admission (46)

ESH for being petty and bombarding with msgs. Uni decides.

Cousin Crushes Dreams of Harvard Admission (47)

Encouraging comment advises on college admission and long-term goals

Cousin Crushes Dreams of Harvard Admission (48)

College applications cost money! Don’t waste time on hopeless admission.

Cousin Crushes Dreams of Harvard Admission (49)

Being honest about Harvard dreams. Helpful or hurtful? NTA

Cousin Crushes Dreams of Harvard Admission (50)

Managing expectations: Crushing dreams or being realistic?

Cousin Crushes Dreams of Harvard Admission (51)

Brutal honesty saves cousin’s money. NTA

Cousin Crushes Dreams of Harvard Admission (52)

Managing expectations: NTA for not lying about Harvard admission chances

Cousin Crushes Dreams of Harvard Admission (53)

Realistic advice given with no sugarcoating

Cousin Crushes Dreams of Harvard Admission (54)

Skeptical comment calls out applicant’s lack of preparation

Cousin Crushes Dreams of Harvard Admission (55)

Realistic advice given, NTA. Cousin needs a reality check.

Cousin Crushes Dreams of Harvard Admission (56)

Commenter calls out parents for unrealistic expectations, deems OP as YTA.

Cousin Crushes Dreams of Harvard Admission (57)

NTA says cousin didn’t work hard enough for Harvard

Cousin Crushes Dreams of Harvard Admission (58)

Reality check: NAH cousin crushes Harvard dreams with honesty ‍♂️

Cousin Crushes Dreams of Harvard Admission (59)

Crushing dreams or being realistic? NTA with a hint of tough love

Cousin Crushes Dreams of Harvard Admission (60)

Honesty is now disrespectful? NTA, keep speaking truth.

Cousin Crushes Dreams of Harvard Admission (61)

Harvard grad finds helping a 3rd tier student insulting

Cousin Crushes Dreams of Harvard Admission (62)

Harsh but necessary reality check for entitled Harvard hopeful

Cousin Crushes Dreams of Harvard Admission (63)

Being the bearer of bad news: brave or a**hole? ‍♂️

Cousin Crushes Dreams of Harvard Admission (64)

Harvard hopeful’s family and commenter share blame for delusion ‍♂️

Cousin Crushes Dreams of Harvard Admission (65)

Reality check served with a side of sass

Cousin Crushes Dreams of Harvard Admission (66)

Brutal honesty or false hope? NTA chooses the former

Cousin Crushes Dreams of Harvard Admission (67)

Navigating the sliding scales of a-hole-ness in college admissions

Cousin Crushes Dreams of Harvard Admission (68)

Brutal honesty or being an a**hole? NTA vs YTA debate.

Cousin Crushes Dreams of Harvard Admission (69)

Reality check given, but could have been nicer.

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YTA for lack of boundaries and blowing up at someone

Cousin Crushes Dreams of Harvard Admission (71)

Delivery matters. Cruelty is unnecessary. YTA

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Replying just to be unhelpful makes you the a**hole

Cousin Crushes Dreams of Harvard Admission (73)

Ignoring a text doesn’t justify being rude. YTA

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Cousin’s dreams crushed with added insult. YTA

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Redditor calls out YTA for ruining Christmas spirit

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Student criticized for lashing out at cousin seeking Harvard advice

Cousin Crushes Dreams of Harvard Admission (77)

Encouraging cousin to apply to Harvard, criticizing elitism.

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User calls out commenter for being TA in a polite way

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Suggests backup colleges and alternative career options.

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YTA commenter criticizes lack of tact and manners.

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