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Resumes Don’t Work for Us CS Major Freshman

by Larry Chiang on December 21, 2013

By Larry Chiang
If you’re a freshman, you’re damned if you do send a resume and damned if you do not
This is part of #Chinaman1: damned if you do. Damned if you don’t 
Battle this by replicating others who have beaten this. For example, business school. You an idiot for going. You are an idiot if you do not know what they teach you at B-school. I wrote 14 chapters about how to beat b-school and it’s all free on YouTube. In short, you want to get the books and the agenda and self-study. It’s all public. You can email professors too. 
For example, if you’re a freshman at Stanford and you want a summer CS internship, you’re screwed if you send a resume. 
Instead, solve a clear problem. On campus. 
With your “freshman level CS skills” take an attempt at 

12/21/2013  –  Saturday
6:55 am   
Arrived at FedEx location
5:27 am   
Shipment information sent to FedEx
5:01 am   
Departed FedEx location
12/20/2013  –  Friday
3:03 pm   
Arrived at FedEx location
9:27 am   
Departed FedEx location
2:34 am   
Arrived at FedEx location
12/19/2013  –  Thursday
8:05 pm   
Left FedEx origin facility
4:35 pm   
Picked up

Stanford sent me a fedex package that routed to Memphis
I’m sure that you can slightly improve it by hacking together an Amazon prime (externally wedged API) or UPS or Shyp
Good luck building your resume via the google cuz employers google you before reading a resume I think

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