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“Rejection is just an opinion, remember? It reflects them more than me, right?” -Jia Jiang The human experience of rejection is painful both personally and professionally. While it is easy to make rejection personal regardless of the situation, it is difficult to objectively analyze the root cause of the exact reason why you were rejected.