The New Directions reel from the loss of Sectionals following Marley's collapse. Glee club members join other teams while Finn tries to find a place to rehearse after Sue takes over the choir room.
Whoopi Goldberg reprises her role as Carmen Thibadeaux. She issues an invitation to Rachel to sing at the NYADA Winter Showcase, which Rachel handily wins. While at the showcase, Carmen invites Kurt to sing hoping to see heart and emotion in his performance. He later receives a letter of admission to NYADA.
Rachel calls Finn after winning the showcase.