Category Archives: Applying and Admission

So Many Schools, So Little Time, Part I: Approaching How You Approach Applying

For the next several weeks (I’m looking at a weeklyish post schedule), I’m going to be walking you readers through the college application process. (Sorry for the long post title. I tend to be long-winded, as you can probably tell … Continue reading

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Yes, You Can Talk About Pancakes and Sudoku in a College Application Essay

*This is my personal opinion, from essays I’ve read, and the essays I’ve written. From what I’ve read about admissions, and the letters I’ve gotten from the university. This is why I believe that I got in.* So, Let’s Pretend … Continue reading

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Admissions Secrets From Someone Who Has No Idea

Consider this, if you will, the second part of my intro post. The last one was basically the story of how I ended up at Stanford. This one is (hopefully) going to be more like why I got in: an … Continue reading

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Do What You Love: Lessons from Indic Poetry

Greetings from India 😀 Hi! I’m Ishita, and like the other people on this blog, I’m a part of the Stanford class of 2016. If you’re reading this, you’re probably going to apply to college soon. To all of you … Continue reading

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An Interview? But it’s not a job…

I know I should write one more post about admissions before I actually can start talking about other things (after acceptance, personal experiences after moving in, why Stanford is awesome, etc.).  So now is a good time to talk about … Continue reading

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The Application

The first step of getting in to Stanford is applying.  So let’s talk about that application! First, let me share a little bit of my experience with the application.  I will be the first to admit that I’m not a … Continue reading

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