Want to work at the NYC Apple Store? It’s easier to get accepted into Harvard University

Nov 14, 2009 - 3 Comments

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Apple’s newest snazzy NYC store got 10,000 job applications and just over 200 were hired, making a 2% acceptance rate. BusinessInsider points out this is lower than the 7% acceptance rate at Harvard University. I imagine the economic situation contributes to the slew of resumes, but even still, those are some pretty remarkable statistics.

Source: BusinessInsider: Harvard is easier than Apple

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  1. Seth says:

    It’s also harder to get hired by the Austin, TX Fire Department than it is to be accepted into Harvard apparently.

    http://www.ci.austin.tx.us/fire/recruitment/

  2. Harvard Sux says:

    likewise it’s harder to get into certain preschools than get into Harvard, but something tells me Apple Stores aren’t looking at your pedigree and familial name to see if you’re worthy of their little elite and segregated society

    MIT > Harvard

  3. Mark says:

    And there’s a 0% acceptance rate to any Female Synchro Swimming Team if your are a man.

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