I don’t know if I believe this yet, but spring quarter at Stanford is supposedly “camp Stanford.” Only two weeks have past thus far, but it looks like it’ll be a pretty sweet quarter. My schedule is pretty light in comparison to last quarter’s (I took 19 units in the winter and I do not recommend this unless you absolutely need to take all those classes).
When I was in middle school, the future seemed pretty clear: High school was my next step. I went to a high school that emphasized proceeding to college, so I knew I could plan on four more years in the academic world after my high school graduation. But now, as a junior. things are much more nebulous; there’s no well-chartered “next step” after earning my undergraduate degree from Stanford! (more…)