QFR: What do you look for in new programmers?

This question comes from Emily and is one I get once or twice a year:

Hi. I just got my CS degree, but can’t find a job. All of these places want programmers with min 2–3 years experience. People online say to apply anyway, but few companies reply. What do you look for when hiring new grads?

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