How good grades may count against female job applicants

Adrian Ma May 3, 2018
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How good grades may count against female job applicants

Adrian Ma May 3, 2018
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When it comes to snagging an interview for an entry-level job, you’d think that students with the highest grades would have the best odds. But a new study from Ohio State University suggests that might not be the case for women.

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