“L” is for….? I just received notice that a grant proposal I submitted was not funded. After hearing this news, I felt that I should walk around with a giant “L” on my forehead: Loser! Now, I typically do not get into pity parties for myself, but I decided I was allowed ... Editorial
Editorial  |   July 01, 2008
“L” is for….?
 
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Editorial
Editorial   |   July 01, 2008
“L” is for….?
Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools, July 2008, Vol. 39, 287. doi:10.1044/0161-1461(2008/027)
 
Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools, July 2008, Vol. 39, 287. doi:10.1044/0161-1461(2008/027)
I just received notice that a grant proposal I submitted was not funded. After hearing this news, I felt that I should walk around with a giant “L” on my forehead: Loser! Now, I typically do not get into pity parties for myself, but I decided I was allowed to engage in this behavior on such a momentous, albeit depressing, event. I had spent a great deal of time and effort writing the proposal only to be informed that a panel of reviewers did not think that it was worthy of funding. It was a crushing blow, to say the least.
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