Overselling Yourself

As I sit here and try to write about my last job hunt (relocating from NYC to CHI) and the evil world of cover letters, a friend reminded me of this outrageous college application. I remember reading it a few years ago when I was writing those essays and trying to make myself be wonderful without being over the top.

My favorite part of that letter “I woo women with my sensuous and godlike trombone playing,”

Come on…wouldn’t you want that kind of freshman on your campus?