Posted by on Apr 16, 2014 in Student | 0 comments

The Freedom To Pave My Path – and the People to Inspire My Directions

The Freedom To Pave My Path – and the People to Inspire My Directions

We’ve all had to answer the Stanford admissions question: “What matters to you, and why?” During my million iterations of brainstorming responses, I repeatedly came back to the importance of freedom in my life; having grown up a highly independent only child, I value the ability to circumscribe my path. Yet I worried that coming to college would crimp my style. I wondered: Would I be stuck in classes I didn’t enjoy in order to fulfill requirements?

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Posted by on Dec 3, 2013 in Student | 2 comments

I’m Thankful For…

I’m Thankful For…

As I sit back in my chair in the same room in which I spent hours studying, finishing homework assignments, and even writing my college application essays, I can’t help but feel a bit of nostalgia. I can’t stop thinking about how excited I was four (very short!) years ago when I was waiting to hear back from my dream school: Stanford…

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Posted by on Nov 14, 2013 in Student | 4 comments

Make a Wish!

Make a Wish!

The first time I visited Stanford was the summer before my junior year of high school. Over this summer, I was beginning to think about my college plans, which meant planning a lot of college visits. My two best friends were in the same boat as I was, so we planned a college trip together, and ultimately decided to make a week-long trip to California…

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