To remedy the undergraduate housing problem, the Graduate Housing Advisory Committee (GHAC) has proposed to convert the West Campus Lyman Graduate Residence into undergraduate housing by September 2014.
While Stanford “guarantees campus housing to entering freshmen for all four years,” according to the Office of Undergraduate Admission, 81 students were assigned to Oak Creek through the waitlist round.
A steady increase in the demand for on-campus housing over the last decade has led to progressively lower cutoff numbers and more students unassigned in the Draw’s first round.
The pre-assignment process received over 876 completed applications for the 2013-14 academic year.
As contrived as it may sound, the Draw brings out the best and the worst in people, and going through it once has left me much more composed this time around. So for those of you who have never gone through the Draw before, here’s what my experiences have taught me: