Let's say there's a person who went to a normal University. Quite attractive. Has like 900 instagram followers, lots of friends, likes to socialize.
Another person went to an Ivy League school for a competitive program. Unattractive. No instagram, friends are more like business contacts etc.
It makes me wonder if attractive people are anyways given a better lifestyle than smart people.
Most Helpful Guy
It's fair to say that smart people, be they intelligent or just criminally smart, possess 90% of the wealth in the world, they run the countries and all of our companies. Name more than a handful of extremely good looking world leaders or billlionaires? Naming more than one is hard enough.
Attractive people are given more attention at a level that really is of no consequence. If you cannot contribute something substantial to the world then you are just different shades of window dressing.0
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Most Helpful Girl
It's much more complicated than that. the office is a jungle. Each individual enters with certain advantages or disadvantages. First impressions are important so work what you got and be confident. Unfortunately confidence matters a lot no matter how qualified or unqualified you are.
Pretty women who are meek don't make it far on first impressions. Fat people who aren't confident have it the worst. But confident fat women who back up their ego with performance have a good chance.
Peole who have social smarts have an advantage. You can be the best performer, from a good school and whatever but if you aren't from a good family and you aren't focused on climbing the ladder the right way you may not go far.
Pump up your boss but don't kiss as and make sure you have contacts that respect you that are in other departments.
Going to an ivy guarantees you nothing once you get the job. You still have to prove you can do the job and build a network.
The number one thing is to be likable. If they don't like you you won't get anywhere.0