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It Was Harder to Get a Job at Walmart Than to Get Into Harvard This Year

It Was Harder to Get a Job at Walmart Than to Get Into Harvard This Year

Here's a crazy anecdote that shows how TOUGH it still is to get a job out there.

 

 

Last year, a Walmart opened in Washington D.C. and got 23,000 applications for 600 jobs.  That means only 2.6% of people who applied got a position.

 

 

Well . . . the Ivy League schools just released THEIR admission rates.  And it was easier to get into HARVARD than to get into Walmart.

 

 

8.9% of people who applied to Harvard got in . . . and that was the toughest of the eight Ivy League schools.  It also means Walmart was almost three times pickier than Harvard. 

 

 

(Washington Post)

 

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