Rachel is a Books Writer for Bustle. She also teaches English Composition to college freshmen. She's still freaked out when students call her "Professor." When she's not gabbing about books, Rachel likes to play The Legend of Zelda, binge-watch Netflix, and drink really good coffee and/or really good beer.

How My MFA Experience Was Just Like High School

Getting accepted into an MFA program is tough stuff — at some of the top programs, the acceptance rate is lower than at Harvard Medical School. So with that acceptance comes the assumption that you’ll be among professional grown-ups who are…
By Rachel Kolman