Three Stanford professors honored by Breakthrough Prize Foundation

Karl Deisseroth has been awarded a $3 million Breakthrough Prize in life sciences for his pioneering work in optogenetics. (more…)

Stanford Restrictive Early Action Deadline Update

We understand our application system closed unexpectedly prior to our stated REA deadline. For students who were unable to complete their Common Application submission due to this error we have extended our Restrictive Early Action deadline to 11:59 p.m. (Pacific time) November 2.

Introducing MARTY , Stanford’s self-driving, electric, drifting DeLorean

Stanford engineers built an autonomous DeLorean capable of stable, precise drifting at large angles in order to study how cars perform in extreme situations, which could ultimately guide the development of autonomous safety protocols.


A glimpse into the life of a student athlete

Hello, friends! I’m excited to begin my second year of blogging for the Admission Office. For those of you who don’t know me, I am a 5th year student completing a co-terminal masters (basically, I am working simultaneously towards a bachelors degree and a masters degree.) For the past four years, I played for the varsity Division I tennis team here. To pay homage to those four chaotic but incredibly exciting and rewarding years, I thought I’d give you a glimpse into the minute-by-minute life of a student-athlete*.


Restrictive Early Action –  Arts Portfolio Deadline

For all students who wish to submit an Arts Portfolio with their Restrictive Early Action application, earlier deadlines are in effect for the Common Application and the Arts Portfolio (October 15). Test scores, transcripts, the School Report, Counselor Recommendation and Teacher Evaluations may be submitted by November 1. (more…)

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