Airplane Reflections

I sit somewhere between California and Texas, 30,000 feet in the air. We’re flying over a range of snowy mountains, and there’s little sprinkles of ice on the outside of my plane window. I imagine that the air outside feels cold, crisp, refreshing.

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Life After Stanford

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…)

How college is different from high school (Part 2)

I remember my teachers telling me college would be far different from high school, but they never specified how. Other than the fact that I would be living away from my parents, I still had little idea of what to expect. (more…)

Stanford Offers Admission to 2,144 Students, Expands Financial Aid Program

Stanford has extended undergraduate admission offers to the Class of 2019 and announced an increase in financial aid. Now, parents with annual family incomes below $125,000 and typical assets will be expected to pay no Stanford tuition. (more…)

Stanford Students Build Basketball-Shooting Robots

Students in Mechanical Engineering 210 spent most of winter quarter learning about mechanics, electronics and computer programming. Given Stanford Basketball’s participation in March tournaments, basketball-shooting robots were an obvious choice for the final project.  (more…)

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