Hey everyone, With the deadline for Introductory Seminar applications quickly approaching, we know there’s a lot of interest in whether or not to even apply. Below is a speech written by Meghan Shea about a remarkable experience she had with an IntroSem. She gave this speech during Admit Weekend, so you may have already heard […]Read more "A Personal Story on IntroSems"
Hi everyone! Have a seat around the metaphorical fire as we talk about our latest Stanford-related topic. And what is that, you may ask? Why, it’s student government, of course! Like so many other things at Stanford, there are many ways to get involved in student government from a number of different angles. Most of […]Read more "Stanford and Student Government – Get Involved!"
This is César’s I Am (Not) Stanford. César is one of the New Undergraduate Housing (NUH) Coordinator, a.k.a. one of the people who helped find you your new home! Here’s his story: Names are a weird thing. We grow to attach meaning and memories to names, especially nicknames. More catastrophically, though, we attach our […]Read more "NUH I Am (Not) Stanford: César Edition!"
Hello everyone! Today I want to touch on a highly-debated and highly-talked about topic: picking a major. We’ve found that there are a lot of misconceptions out there about what incoming students need to know coming into Stanford and how much of a plan they should have. The truth is that you don’t need to […]Read more "Finding Your Major: Advice from an AAD"
Dear soon-to-be-Stanford students – It’s 2:00 AM here in Palo Alto as I write this letter, an hour I am no stranger to (and like it or not, unless you’re one of those zany “morning people”, you’ll become very familiar with this hour as well once you get to campus). The more I reflect on […]Read more "I Am Stanford: Walker Edition!"
Hi 2021s, All six of us Orientation Coordinators are enjoying getting to know you and answering your questions. As students who were once in your shoes, we relate both to your excitement and to your anxiousness. We wanted you to know that we hear you and appreciate your honest discussions surrounding mental health and wellness. […]Read more "Mental Health and Wellness Resources at Stanford"
Today’s blog post is about saving money at school! It’s an awesome resource with some solid options for how to keep your spending down while at Stanford. It covers a wide variety of ways to save money, but it is not at all an exhaustive list. Matt Wojtaszek, student advisory board member of Stanford’s Mind […]Read more "Saving Money at Stanford"