Everyone talks about the immense amount of knowledge you learn in your first year in college. Here are some of the things of the actual things I’ve learned in and outside of the classroom during my first two quarters at Stanford.
The Stanford Office of Undergraduate Admission will begin releasing decision emails to Transfer applicants on Friday, May 8 at 3:00 p.m. (Pacific time).
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).
Stanford has a class for just about everything, but there are also opportunities to design your own course. I’m starting my second independent study this spring!
As I look back on the last ten weeks, I see that I’ve actually learned a lot both in and out of class. One of the lessons I’ve taken away has to do with my major choice. Specifically:
My major choice is looking unclear, and this is OK.
There’s no well-chartered “next step” after earning my undergraduate degree from Stanford. But in fact any next step I take will lead to amazingness, as I’ll take my Stanford intellectual curiosity and passion for excellence with me to my new endeavors.