ESP Biography

JAMES GAO, Recent Stanford Grad

Major: Economics / MS&E

College/Employer: Google

Year of Graduation: 2008

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Brief Biographical Sketch:

My interests include surfing, peanut butter, the Washington Redskins, sunscreen, public speaking, sleeping, longboarding, and winning.

Past Classes

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L1881: Negotiations 101: Getting More of What You Want in Splash! Fall 2011 (Oct. 29 - 30, 2011)
Negotiation is a part of everyday life. Whether it's smoothing things out with a friend, deciding what movie to watch, or convincing your parents to buy you a llama, you need negotiation skills. This course will teach you basic negotiation tools that will help you achieve your goals and get more out of life.

H1095: How to Ace Your Interview 101 in Splash! Fall 2010 (Nov. 13 - 14, 2010)
Nervous about a job or college interview? Not sure what to say or what to wear? Then this course if for you. In this course, we'll cover everything you wanted to know about interviews, from the best way to prepare to answering difficult questions.

L840: Interviewing 101: Everything you ever wanted to know in Splash! Spring 2010 (Apr. 17 - 18, 2010)
Have you ever felt nervous about job interviews or those upcoming college interviews? Not sure about what to say, how to prepare, or how to dress? Never fear. After going through scores of interviews and researching how to interview successfully, James Gao will teach you the basics that will help you get the job done. The class will be interactive, so be prepared to shake hands with everybody, tell them about yourself, and be interviewed by your classmates.