The majority of graduate students in the U.S. live on less than $20,000 a year. In Palo Alto, one of the most expensive places to live in America, things don’t get any easier.
Expecting still-rising costs and poor endowment performance, Drell spoke of “cost cutting” in response to low expectations for the University’s financial prospects. The Senate also unanimously passed a resolution expressing support for need-blind admission and need-based financial aid for international undergraduate students.
Hey international frosh! Welcome to Stanford! Oh, and also to the United States! Here are some pointers for you, drawn from my experience moving 14,000 kilometers (or 8,700 miles) to attend this fine institution. And as with most advice, take mine with a grain of salt. 1. Forgive yourself if you aren’t American™. Culture…
An undergraduate education at Stanford carries a high ticket price, albeit one often reduced by financial aid. What financial backgrounds do Stanford students come from? And how do students afford the university?
A group of students writes calling for Stanford to prioritize need blind admissions for international students during long range planning process.
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.
In its 24th meeting, 19th Undergraduate Senate addressed concerns regarding annual funding reductions on account of students’ waiving their activities fees. Senators also advocated for a need-blind admission policy for international students and more student input in the search for a new Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) director. The Senate also passed a resolution appointing Josie Bianchi ’20 to the ASSU Constitutional Council.
Executive Director of Bechtel International Center Shalini D. Bhutani explained that students from abroad have F-1 and J-1 Visas, which are not affected by the travel ban. For some Stanford students, though, the ban’s implications are more serious.