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FAQ - "I Didn't Win?"
How To Make Your Showcase Experience A Positive One
SSNI is a highly competitive environment. There are thrills and joys, as well as disappointment for some. Take advantage of the career workshops throughout the event. They are taught by seasoned professionals and you can network with these individuals, and you can ask them questions and "pick their brains".
Different people react to perceived failure, or not winning, in different ways. You can lash out and look for a target to blame, or you can try to learn and grow from your experiences. Sometimes people have unrealistic expectations of themselves or their children. Try to take the "big picture" view on things and keep things in perspective.
> I didn't win - what now?
Listen to your heart and do what you love. Try not to be too hard on yourself - not everyone can win. Take home your showcase experience and see how you can make it better next year.