Efforts by Undergraduate Advising and Research (UAR) to ease students’ uncertainty when choosing a major, including events like Majors Night, have led to a decrease in the number of juniors who are undeclared entering autumn quarter, from 544 in 2009 to 359 this year, according to Koren Bakkegard, associate dean of UAR.
I know, it’s hard to stomach, particularly after last week’s column where I publicly declared my love for Stanford (which, for the record, still holds true). But back when I was in high school, I spent the majority of my senior year thinking that I would be attending a particular school over on the East Coast.
Stanford’s second iDeclare week, an event series designed to assist sophomores with the process of declaring a major, took place last week from Jan. 23to Jan. 27.
President John Hennessy and Reverend Scotty McLennan, dean of religious life, led a discussion titled “Translating Your Passions into Academia” yesterday.