Welcome to the Farm! With so much going on during Move-In Day, we wanted to make the drive to your dorm as easy as possible! Because we have specific routes we want you to follow, we recommend watching this video or reading the Move-In Day instructions (found here) to find the best directions to get […]Read more "On-Campus Directions for Move-In Day!"
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"
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"
There are some great places off-campus to de-stress and escape the Stanford Bubble. The OCs took a day trip around the area to some places that are either accessible by bike or by the Marguerite Shuttle system. We hit up University Avenue, California Avenue, and Town and Country. While these are some of our go-to’s, […]Read more "Some of the OCs’ Favorite Spots Off-Campus!"
Part of the OC Blog’s purpose is to help get you all (incoming students) ready for life on the Farm and all it entails. Another goal, however, is to ease fears and dispel myths about college life and its uncertainties. One of the major uncertainties that the OCs experienced as incoming students and that many […]Read more "The Summer Before Stanford"
Hello Class of 2021! We hope you are having fun going through all of the Approaching Stanford material and are starting to take some time to look over the forms (don’t fret – if you have questions, we have answers). It’s awesome to see how excited you all are to get the ball rolling on […]Read more "Student Takes on First-Year Housing Options"