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The criteria used for two cards from the same lender can vary a lot. Barclaycard issues both Rewards and Sallie Mae, but the former is generally considered much easier to get.
Also, hard-to-get cards aren't necessarily better.
*And issuers can be focused on different things. Some issuers are more worried about inquiries, new accounts, and/or utilization than others.
Very useful: SchwabPlat, CSP, IHG, Costco (was AA Plat), Freedom, SPG
Somewhat useful: Discover, ED (was EDP), BCE, Hyatt, Arrival
May close or PC: Prestige, BrooksBros
Might add: Proper business card, CSR, Ritz, Delta Gold, First Tech