Is learning Python "extraordinary"?

Courageous jkraska at
Sun Dec 30 00:32:14 EST 2001

>It shows intellectual curiosity and self-motivation, two things any
>admissions board smiles on.  However, for MIT, you should make clear that
>your studies have convinced you Python is merely a bad implementation of
>Scheme <wink>.

:) A good alternative to sucking up is contrariness, where if you say
something the opposite of what they believe, this convinces them that
you must be intelligent, because only intelligent people are iconoclasts.


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