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Even with most students away for the summer, the Stanford campus is the opposite of quiet as high school students and visiting undergraduate and graduate students spend time on the Farm for jobs, camps and internships. Here are five of the perks that make campus a great place to spend the summer.
We owe it to each other to be more invested in the current experiences of our peers, rather than placing arbitrary value on summer plans.
Many Stanford students do not take the summer off — they do not simply return home to lounge on the couch and watch television, despite how relaxing that may sound. Instead, students venture into uncharted waters, exploring new ways to add to their experiences with internships, research and volunteering.
The precious time when students indulge in the stupor of warm weather and drink the ambrosia of relaxation — the lull of summertime, for many, is a chance to wind down, an escape from the hectic pace of problem sets, papers and exams. Some students, however, choose to walk the path less traveled — a summer immersed in Asia’s corporate culture.
The green numbers of my alarm clock read 7:00 a.m. Despite having been home for a couple of months, I still took several seconds to comprehend that the clock was telling the truth. What happened to rolling out of bed just in time for 11:00 classes?
It’s application season, the time to think about upcoming responsibilities, which can spiral into considering the whole enchilada, our capital-F Future. Now, thinking about summer internships, next year and all those impending times of self-discovery could serve as the proverbial light at the end of the tunnel of February rains, but more often than not, it seems to have the opposite effect.
Between midterms and parties, applying for summer opportunities seems a consideration for next quarter. However, now in my final (fifth) year at Stanford, I thought it worthy to share one hard-earned lesson: autumn quarter is the perfect time to think about what’s out there…