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Stanford essay prompts for 2023-24?

Does anyone know if the Stanford essay prompts for 2023-24 have been released yet? If so, could you please share them here? I'd like to get started on brainstorming and drafting my essays. Thanks a lot!

7 months ago

Hi there! The Stanford prompts are available on the Common Application. Additionally, CollegeVine has a guide that breaks down each prompt and how to respond to it here: https://blog.collegevine.com/how-to-write-the-stanford-university-essays

For your reference, the prompts are as follows:

Short Response Questions (50 words)

- What is the most significant challenge that society faces today?

- How did you spend your last two summers?

- What historical moment or event do you wish you could have witnessed?

- Briefly elaborate on one of your extracurricular activities, a job you hold, or responsibilities you have for your family.

- List five things that are important to you.

Essay Questions (100-250 words)

Prompt 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.

Prompt 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 — know you better.

Prompt 3: Please describe what aspects of your life experiences, interests and character would help you make a distinctive contribution as an undergraduate to Stanford University.

7 months ago

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