Why Google Doesn’t Hire Top Graduates

Alan Trapulionis
3 min readApr 28, 2022
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According to Laszlo Bock, a former Google executive, top students from the best schools often lack the intellectual humility that comes with failure.

As a result, they develop a highly egocentric worldview.

“If something good happens, it’s because I’m a genius. If something bad happens, it’s because someone’s an…