It’s not enough to be better, you have to be different
|November 6, 2011||Posted by Barnaby under Uncategorized||
You may enjoy this fascinating story about the “Superstar Effect.” That’s how the #1 performer in a given category gets the lion’s share of the rewards. No surprise there. But what will surprise you is how some people — in this case a high school student with average test scores and only one outside activity — manages to “hack” the Superstart Effect and get into Stanford University.
It’s useful reading for anyone in a highly competitive situtation. Or if you have kids who are dreaming about going to the best universities. Check out this article then, on Tim Feriss’ blog: