On Jun. 25, high schoolers from around the world arrived at Stanford to participate in the Pre-Collegiate Institutes and the High School Summer College (HSSC), both of which offer students the opportunity to live out the on-campus experience during the summer. The HSSC runs through the summer quarter and allows high schoolers to choose…
In an effort to equalize the playing field with regard to socioeconomic, cultural, and language barriers, the University of Chicago has become the first of America’s elite universities to adopt a “test-optional” admission policy: as of this fall, applicants need not submit SAT or ACT scores to be considered for admission.
Last week, Stanford’s admission office took a step in this direction, announcing that it will no longer require applicants to report ACT or SAT essay scores. But in the wake of UChicago’s new policy, some wonder whether Stanford ought to become test-optional entirely.
On Thursday, Washington Post reported that, beginning in fall 2019, Stanford and Princeton will no longer require applicants to submit an ACT or SAT essay score. They join the ranks of Harvard, Yale, Dartmouth and University of San Diego in waiving the requirement this year. University spokesperson E.J. Miranda wrote in an email to The…
During its first meeting of Summer Quarter, the Graduate Student Council (GSC) discussed the ASSU operational budget and measures to improve funding conditions for graduate students.
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In a “Notes from the Quad” post, Stanford President Marc Tessier-Lavigne briefed students on the changing expectations and policies for the upcoming Admit Weekend.
On Monday, the Coalition for International Students’ Financial Aid released a petition calling on the University to prioritize need-blind admissions for international applicants. The petition, which garnered over 900 signatures in two days, aims to push this initiative forward in light of Stanford’s long-range planning efforts.