Stanford students recently participated in the third year of the ThanksGiving Back program and did experiential learning projects.
Although the form a student must submit to take time off from Stanford is relatively straightforward – two pages requiring a few signatures – the decision to submit it can be one of the most difficult choices the student has ever made.
“The time goes by because you’re caught up in the game.”
Other than that, I love everything about Stanford. One thing I really appreciate about Stanford is the strong sense of community. In Chicago, school and home were quite separate, but at Stanford they’re one.
The Stanford Outdoor Outreach Program, responsible for leading high schoolers from East Palo Alto on outdoor trips since 2002, held their first meeting of the year Oct. 9 at the Haas Center.
“Stanford has such a welcoming atmosphere. Already, I have found a home in the transfer community and in an a cappella group.”
In the months between receiving your acceptance letter and actually arriving on the Farm, you have inevitably busied your mind with thoughts of what the next four years will hold.
From hosting monthly barn dances to contributing to Stanford’s developing sustainable agricultural efforts, Pie Ranch, a working farm in Pescadero, Calif., has rapidly assumed an important role in the Stanford community.