Your phone buzzes and it’s an unknown number – Cambridge area code. Immediately, your breath catches. You’ve heard that Harvard calls each applicant to admit them, but no way it's them. No way.
Heart racing, you answer it, and your admissions interviewer introduces themselves and asks how you are. You choke out a response and try to breathe…and then it happens.
“Well, I'm calling to say congratulations because...”
CUE. THE. FREAKOUT! 🤩🎉💃🍾🥳🤩🎉💃🍾🥳🤩🎉💃🍾