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What the hell is this?

When has an SAT ever determined someones creative abilities?! Decline. Mention my work speaks for itself and standardized tests are not reflective of my abilities.

Cringe. But inhouse tends to do dumb corporate stuff like this. I’d love to work at Draftline (InBev) but that application process is trite.

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