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Alex ChiouTech Lead @ Robinhood, Meta, Course Hero

Temper Your Expectations

You just went through an interview as a software engineer and are eagerly awaiting the result. Is it time to get your hopes up? This lesson teaches you:

  • The dangers of having the wrong mentality after an interview
  • Why having tempered expectations is crucial for long-term success on the software engineer job hunt
  • Why software engineers often overestimate how they performed on an interview, especially with top tech companies like FAANG
  • The exact calculation and framework you should follow to set expectations appropriately after you have gone through an interview, particularly an onsite (final round)