Posted by on Apr 16, 2014 in Featured, 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 Mar 17, 2014 in Student | 1 comment

I Love Stanford

I Love Stanford

’m in the middle of my winter quarter of my junior year here at Stanford, which is the best school in the world (objectively, of course). This has been my busiest quarter so far, but it’s also been the best, and I want to just reflect for a minute on how thankful I am to be in a great place with amazing people and opportunities.

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Posted by on Mar 9, 2014 in Student | 0 comments

Parents Enjoy a Weekend on the Farm

Parents Enjoy a Weekend on the Farm

This winter quarter is the last one that I will spend on campus as an undergraduate, and it has already felt quite different than any other one that I have had on campus largely for that reason. One thing that always struck me about being here was the distance it created from my parents and it allowed me to create my own “life” separate from them. While this has been incredibly useful in making me mature during my time at Stanford, there’s still nothing like being able to feel like a kid again when I’m with my parents!

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Posted by on Oct 2, 2013 in Staff | 3 comments

For the East Coasters

For the East Coasters

I never thought I’d end up in California. I always dreamed of living in California, but after living on the East Coast for my entire life—all the way up to graduate school—I really never thought it would happen. My friends were mostly East Coasters, my schedule adhered to an “East Coast pace” (you know what I’m talking about), and I weathered the occasional hurricane, snow storm, and extreme humidity…

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