By Ryan Carson on October 18, 2010
We just hired two amazing people at Carsonified (original job post here) and I wanted to share with you how our new designer got my attention and ended up getting hired. We received 46 applications for the design job of which 10+ had registered new domains and designed brand new websites to get our attention like dearcarsonified.com, carsonify.me and others. It’s hard to stand out from a big crowd like that so I thought I’d share how our new designer did it.
How to Get Into Stanford with B’s on Your Transcript: Failed Simulations & the Surprising Psychology of Impressiveness
By Study Hacks on March 26, 2010
Steve and David
Let’s try a simple experiment. Imagine that you’re an admissions officer at a competitive college, and you’re evaluating the following two applicants:
- David — He is captain of the track team and took Japanese calligraphy lessons throughout high school; he wrote his application essay on the challenge of leading the track team to the division championship meet.