Stanford Student Panel

Recorded Thursday, September 24 at 11:00 PM

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School information

Stanford University

Stanford, CA

Ask current Stanford students questions about academics, campus life, dorm living, and more. Livestream viewers will get to vote on questions and ask their own!

Meet the panelists: Mila, Sarah, Sebastian, Sam, Sauren

Mila is a junior from Boston, Massachusetts studying at Stanford University. She is pursuing a Bachelor's double-majoring in Public Policy and International Relations. Mila is an active member of SENSA's consulting team, where she works on strategic management for local non-profits, and is captain of the Women's Club Soccer team. Outside of school, she enjoys being active, traveling, and baking.

Sarah is a junior at Stanford studying Economics and Data Science. She is an active member of the Investment Committee of Stanford SWS and serves as Business Development Chair for Development Solutions Organization, a consulting group to nonprofits and social enterprises. Sarah enjoys traveling, painting, and planning philanthropy events for her sorority, Alpha Phi.

Sebastian is a junior from Stowe, Vermont pursuing a Bachelor's in Music and Physics. Sebastian is on a pre-med track and is involved in numerous free clinics both at Stanford and in Vermont. He is also a captain of the Stanford Club Ice Hockey team and a member of Stanford Students in Bio-design. Outside of class, Sebastian is involved in electroencephalography research and songwriting.

Sam is a junior from Fremont, CA studying at Stanford University. She is pursuing a Bachelor's in Computer Science with a concentration in HCI, as well as a minor in Communications. Sam is an active member of Everyday People, a RnB, Soul, and Rap Acapella group on campus, as well as a peer counselor and a member of her sorority, Pi Beta Phi. Outside of school, she enjoys writing poetry, photography, and watching Glossier hauls on Youtube.

Sauren is a junior from Cleveland, Ohio pursuing a B.S. in Mathematics and M.S. in Computer Science at Stanford University. He is an active member of the Club Tennis team and a TA for computer science courses. He has spent the last few summers working at startups and larger companies doing software engineering and product management. Outside of school, he enjoys playing drums & exploring cities with his friends.

School information

Stanford University

Stanford, CA
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Undergrad College: Harvard '23

Major: Computer Science and Physics

Work Experience: I am a current student at Harvard University where I am pursuing my degree in physics and computer science.

Audience questions

These are questions from the audience that we had time to answer during the live session. If you have any other questions, you can request an answer from Jordan and other CollegeVine experts in an upcoming livestream or on the Q&A Forum anytime.
5:11@anonymous:What is the overall campus culture at Stanford?
6:55@jk250103:What is the biggest Stanford stereotype that is untrue? Which ones are true?
9:23@nataliaduran:How do you enjoy the quarter system? Do you think that it works better for you?
11:13@anonymous:Which class has been your favorite or least favorite one?
13:22@salam.tesfaye:What is campus life like? How is living in dorms like, both community wise and hygenie?
15:06@anonymous:How are the food options on campus?
18:17@anonymous:Why did you choose Stanford?
19:21@anonymous:What are clubs like on campus, and how different are they from high school ones?
22:32@anonymous:Who are your favorite professors? What are good qualities to look for in professors?
23:24@anonymous:Sebastian how is the pre med program ?
24:44@oliviaz2:Do people at Stanford (and the school in general feel authentic or do people tend to put up a facade?
27:34@anonymous:what are the class sizes like? how many students in your largest and smallest class?
29:32@itsnadia:How much homework do you have? How is the workload, and does it differ between majors?
30:40@anonymous:If you could describe stanford in one word wich would you choose?
31:18@anonymous:what does a typical weekend look like?
32:59@itsnadia:Was Stanford your top college choice? What were other colleges you considered?
35:08@R9:Does Stanford value sports? How are the Sports facilities at the Campus?
36:34@anonymous:how did you all approach the stanford supplementals?
38:42@anonymous:One piece of advice for high school students?
43:09@mariama_njie086:How's the diversity at Stanford
44:25@anonymous:How do you guys feel about greek life in Stanford?


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