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International students recruit for Stanford overseas

An auditorium full of Korean high school juniors and seniors listened as one of their alumni, Joon Kee Park ‘17, offered a presentation about his first quarter at Stanford—about freshmen dormitory life, the difficulties of waking up any time before 10 in the morning and meeting many brilliant classmates.

Park, like most students, returned home for winter break. However, Park had work to do through Admissions Ambassadors, a program the Office of Undergraduate Admission piloted this school year.

Stanford accepts 748 for early admission to Class of 2018

Stanford accepted 748 high school students for early admission to the Class of 2018, with an admission rate of 10.8 percent, according to the Office of Undergraduate Admission, who announced these results on Friday afternoon. These students were selected from 6,948 early admission candidates, the largest pool in Stanford’s history.

To compare, admission rates for the class of 2017 were 11.9 percent. Out of a pool of 6,103 applicants, 725 were accepted. The number of applications rose from 6,103 to 6,948 this year, representing a 13.9 percent increase.