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Stanford essay prompts for the upcoming application?

Hey guys, getting ready to start on my college essays and I wanna tackle Stanford's. Does anyone have any advice about the prompts for the upcoming application? I want to make sure I'm addressing them effectively and would love to hear some successful strategies.

7 months ago

Hello! It's great to hear that you're getting a head start on your college essays. Stanford's prompts might change from year to year, but as far as I'm aware, the more recent prompts have been something like the following:

1. The Stanford community is deeply curious and driven to learn in and out of the classroom. Reflect on an idea or experience that makes you genuinely excited about learning.

2. Virtually all of Stanford's undergraduates live on campus. Write a note to your future roommate that reveals something about you or that will help your roommate—and us—get to know you better.

3. Tell us about something that is meaningful to you and why.

As for successful strategies, an important tip is to be genuine and authentic in your responses. Don't try to impress the admissions committee with what you think they want to hear. Instead, focus on your own passions, interests, and experiences. To see essay prompts from Stanford check out this link: https://blog.collegevine.com/how-to-write-the-stanford-university-essays

Remember that quality is more important than quantity. Write about the things that truly matter to you while showcasing your unique voice and style. Good luck with your essays!

7 months ago

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