Commit 1354703f authored by Pallav Agarwal's avatar Pallav Agarwal

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......@@ -98,7 +98,7 @@ working there just stuck. Let's go through the things I think are important.</p>
a lot of experience get into Google, so I'm revising it to say "Fair".</p>
<p>I don't think this needs to be explained much. If you are from a good college,
have a fair CPI it should be enough to get you an interview. If you don't,
have a fair CPI, it should be enough to get you an interview. If you don't,
you'd need some good projects up your sleeve, or good performance in programming
competitions. They don't expect you to be great, because contrary to our belief,
undergrads aren't expected to know everything in the whole universe.</p>
......@@ -112,8 +112,8 @@ recruiter would give any weightage to the fact that you won the blindfold
Rubik's cube national competition?</p>
<p>Your Resume needs to be made differently for every company to apply to, and I
would suggest that you keep the most important points on your Resume if you apply
to a Tech company like Google.</p>
would suggest that you keep only the most important points on your Resume if
you apply to a Tech company like Google.</p>
<p>For reference, <a href="/res/resume.pdf">here</a> is a snapshot of the Resume I submitted
to Google - Short, Sleek and to the point.</p>
......@@ -146,7 +146,7 @@ outside.</li>
<p>Unfortunately, I saw tens of people follow this thought process. None of them
even tried to apply to Google or Facebook or Amazon or any of the amazing
companies that never visited the college*.</p>
companies that didn't visit our college.</p>
<p>There's nothing wrong with the above thought process, but if you would allow
me, I'd want you to ask yourself a couple of questions.</p>
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actual title is so obscure, it is because I want this article to be mostly
linked by the rest of the (monthly) articles in this series (I'll update the
links as I write them)&lt;/p&gt;
......@@ -23,7 +23,7 @@ working there just stuck. Let's go through the things I think are important.&lt;
a lot of experience get into Google, so I'm revising it to say &quot;Fair&quot;.&lt;/p&gt;
&lt;p&gt;I don't think this needs to be explained much. If you are from a good college,
have a fair CPI it should be enough to get you an interview. If you don't,
have a fair CPI, it should be enough to get you an interview. If you don't,
you'd need some good projects up your sleeve, or good performance in programming
competitions. They don't expect you to be great, because contrary to our belief,
undergrads aren't expected to know everything in the whole universe.&lt;/p&gt;
......@@ -37,8 +37,8 @@ recruiter would give any weightage to the fact that you won the blindfold
Rubik's cube national competition?&lt;/p&gt;
&lt;p&gt;Your Resume needs to be made differently for every company to apply to, and I
would suggest that you keep the most important points on your Resume if you apply
to a Tech company like Google.&lt;/p&gt;
would suggest that you keep only the most important points on your Resume if
you apply to a Tech company like Google.&lt;/p&gt;
&lt;p&gt;For reference, &lt;a href=&quot;/res/resume.pdf&quot;&gt;here&lt;/a&gt; is a snapshot of the Resume I submitted
to Google - Short, Sleek and to the point.&lt;/p&gt;
......@@ -71,7 +71,7 @@ outside.&lt;/li&gt;
&lt;p&gt;Unfortunately, I saw tens of people follow this thought process. None of them
even tried to apply to Google or Facebook or Amazon or any of the amazing
companies that never visited the college*.&lt;/p&gt;
companies that didn't visit our college.&lt;/p&gt;
&lt;p&gt;There's nothing wrong with the above thought process, but if you would allow
me, I'd want you to ask yourself a couple of questions.&lt;/p&gt;
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