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Essay Breakdown: Stanford University

  • How to Write the Stanford University Application Essays 2016-2017

    As most high school grads prepare for their next big steps of professional development, the time draws near for our clients to sum up their lives. To be more precise, it becomes time to prepare your college admissions essays. Some colleges require applicants to think more outside the box than others in terms of the questions asked, but regardless of the college, our team at CollegeVine has compiled some wisdom about the ins and outs of what your essay should look like. Here’s what we have to say about Stanford University for the 2016-17 application cycle.

  • How to Write the Stanford University Application Essays 2015-2016

    (Note: this post has been updated for the 2016-2017 application cycle. To view the updated post, click here.) Famed for its entrepreneurial spirit and laid back environment, Palo Alto–based Stanford University is a great option for students looking for a more science and engineering focused institution than Harvard, Yale, Columbia, or the University of Chicago. […]

  • How to Tackle the Stanford Supplement Essays for 2014-15

    Admissions Hero outlines how to tackle the 2014-15 Stanford Supplement Essays.

  • How to tackle the 2013-14 Stanford Supplement Essays

    Note: this blog post has been updated for the 2015-2016 application cycle. To view the most recent version, click here. In recent years, Stanford University in Palo Alto California has grown in selectivity and stature. In fact, during the 2012-13 application cycle, it actually had the lowest acceptance rate of any school in the country (lower […]