One of the reasons I wanted to blog for undergraduate admissions was to help prospective students understand better what it means to be a student at Stanford. So, it is with great pleasure that I introduce another voice, that of Stanford student Blanca.
Zack Bonzell came to Stanford with a strong interest in human biology and political science. Last summer, the undergraduate had the chance to fuse his interests while doing field research with faculty at the university’s Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies (FSI).
I don’t know about you, but 8,180 acres sounds pretty big to me. And in fact, although I’m no longer new to our expansive campus, I still discover great new places to study and buildings I’ve never heard of surprisingly often…thank goodness for our online campus map! But if you agree that 8,180 is rather large, then how about 36,794,240,000? I learned firsthand that Stanford literally covers the acreage of the earth when I studied abroad in Paris this past autumn.
Watch his interview with China Central Television after his performance at Stanford’s Chinese New Year celebration!
Yes, Stanford offers courses on comic books, graphic novels, and manga. You can take them for credit and they can actually count towards your major or minor. Awesome, right?
The sandstone and palm tree colors of Stanford instantly make me feel at home. Yet as much as I love being on this campus, I can’t help thinking of my summer, and the vibrant colors that made it so magical. This summer I was awarded a Chappell Lougee scholarship, which allowed me to plan my own research project and travel around Greece for a month…