Posted by on Jul 25, 2014 in Featured, Student | 0 comments

Stuff to Do Before Coming to Stanford

Stuff to Do Before Coming to Stanford

Now that the school year is over, there are 1,691 incoming Stanford undergraduates who, for the most part, are on summer break and eagerly awaiting the beginning of their Stanford careers. While I’m glad I thoroughly enjoyed that summer, there are a few things I wish I had done before coming to Stanford. These are just suggestions that I wish someone had told me…

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Posted by on Jul 10, 2014 in Student | 0 comments

That Last Summer

That Last Summer

To all of the committed students, savor this last high school summer. It’s the unusual summer where you really don’t have to do anything. You’ve made it–you’ve gotten in Stanford. Take this time to enjoy yourself…

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Posted by on Jun 5, 2014 in Student | 0 comments

Latin Class Field Trip to Special Collections!

Latin Class Field Trip to Special Collections!

As a Classics major concentrating in Latin, I (quite obviously) have to take Latin classes throughout the year. Today in Intermediate Latin, a course in which we’re translating Caesar and Vergil, we took a field trip to Green’s Special Collections—literally, a collection of special stuff. There’s the original script of Star Wars, the Gutenberg Bible Leaf, a bunch of rare maps, and pretty much anything you could think of…

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Posted by on Jun 5, 2014 in Student | 0 comments

A Culture of Collaboration: Classmates Who Care

A Culture of Collaboration: Classmates Who Care

When I first heard that some classes at Stanford are graded on a curve, I imagined cutthroat competition, peers who hoped for others to struggle so they could gain an advantage. Turns out the dystopian planet I feared was the complete opposite of reality; the Stanford world has continued to amaze me with the culture of peer support and collaboration that flourishes here.

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