Every year, hundreds of frosh and sophomores apply to Introductory Seminars, or IntroSems. But many students find the IntroSem application process highly competitive.
A new advising system for incoming students will soon replace the existing Pre-Major Advising program.
Stanford Advocates for Growth and Exploration (SAGE) will apply to first-year and transfer students entering Stanford in the fall of 2018. Unlike pre-major advisors under the existing system, SAGEs will receive different training, serve a more clearly-defined role and be matched to their advisees through a different system, according to Undergraduate Advising and Research (UAR) director Louis Newman.
The No. 1 Stanford women’s soccer team (8-0-1, Pac-12 1-0-0) began conference play decisively with a 3-0 victory against the Oregon Ducks (6-3-1, PAC-12 0-1-0) on Saturday.
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.
It has none of the novelty of freshman year, less of the academic rigor of junior year and nothing close to the nostalgia of senior year…