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Most Helpful Review for Stanford University
  • Category: Am learning a lot
  • Review by: Charlene from Sandy, UT
  • 138 out of 141 people found this review helpful

The sheer diversity of classes is amazing and the quarter system means that you have the opportunity to take a lot of them without overloading youself

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  • Andrew from Manteca, CA
  • Jul-26-2014 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    I love Stanford for its unique characteristics of academic and athletic life. They financially help undergraduates with money issues. They have a broad variety of majors to choose from.

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  • TULSI from Irvine, CA
  • Jun-30-2014 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    A beautiful campus; it is so open and full of culture, I loved it there!

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  • Esther from Chicago, IL
  • May-02-2014 I am researching this school and have not visited the campus

    Stanford University is the world's leading research and teaching institutions. At Stanford Product Realization Lab, students transform teaching into making.It is known for its entrepreneurial character, drawn from the legacy of its founders,Jane and Leland Stanford.

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  • Alley
  • Apr-14-2014 I am a current student here

    Stanford University is an amazing institution and filled with myriad opportunities for students of all types. It's quarter system ensures that one is nearly always in mid terms or finals; and thus it is most rigorous. It's like taking a drink of water out of a fire hose.

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  • Anonymous
  • Dec-18-2013 I am a current student here

    Stanford is an amazing place-- the weather is hard to beat, campus is beautiful, and location is convenient to San Fran and other major cities. The people are smart, driven and care about making the world a better place. There are ton of opportunities for students, from research projects to internships to community service placements, it just takes reaching out to the right people.

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  • Andrew from Woodstock, IL
  • Dec-01-2013 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    I visited the campus back in Sophomore year and Stanford has been my dream school ever since. Just the environment itself is conducive to academic excellence. There is always something going on and the student life is amazing.

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  • Alexandra from Vacaville, CA
  • Nov-12-2013 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    I found it amazing that you don't have to choose a major until you're in your junior year. On top of that, most people qualify for at least $30,000 in grants. This is definitely one of the top schools on my list!

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  • Kava from Sandy, UT
  • Sep-09-2013 I am a current student here

    Stanford University is not only great academically, but provides a wonderful environment for people from all backgrounds. There is a niche for everyone, whether you are a chemistry genius or a varsity football star or a ballroom dancer or a future filmmaker. The environment is ideal for every individual.

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  • Linda
  • Aug-21-2013 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    I cannot imagine myself in a better place for my undergraduate career. I am aware of how unspecific this statement is, but I can honestly not name one aspect about Stanford that I do not like. I am currently on campus for a program, but I will officially start my freshman year in less than a month.

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