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  1. Stanford University By: Cody Hotchkiss

  2. Map of Stanford

  3. In 1876, former California Governor Leland Stanford purchased 650 acres of Rancho San Francisquito. • He later bought adjoining properties totaling more than 8,000 • The little town that was beginning to emerge near the land took the name Palo Alto (tall tree) after a giant California redwood on the bank of San Francisquito Creek. • Leland Jr. was just 15. Within weeks of his death, the Stanfords decided that they would find a lasting way to memorialize their beloved son. History of College

  4. Located in Stanford, California. • It is one of the most prestigious universities in the world. • It is situated in the northwestern Silicon Valley, approximately 20 miles northwest of San Jose and 37 miles southeast of San Francisco, on an 8180-acre campus near Palo Alto. • Its most recent acceptance rate, 5.69% for the Class of 2017, was the lowest ever recorded in the university's history. Description of University

  5. The First-Year Common Application • The Stanford Writing Supplement • $90 nonrefundable application fee or fee waiver request • Official Testing (SAT or ACT Plus Writing) sent from the College Board or ACT • School Report • Official Transcript(s) • Two Teacher Evaluations • Midyear Report Application Requirements

  6. • Aeronautics & Astronautics • Anesthesia • Anthropology • Applied Physics • Art & Art History • Biochemistry • Bioengineering • Biology • Business, Graduate School of • Cardiothoracic Surgery • Chemical and Systems Biology • Chemical Engineering • Chemistry • Civil & Environmental Engineering • Classics • Communication • Comparative Literature • Comparative Medicine • Computer Science • Dermatology • Developmental Biology • East Asian Languages and Cultures • Economics • Education, School of • Electrical Engineering • Energy Resources Engineering • English • Environmental Earth System Science • French and Italian • Genetics • Geological & Environmental Sciences • Geophysics • German Studies • Health Research & Policy • History • Iberian & Latin American Cultures • Law School • Linguistics • Management Science & Engineering • Materials Science & Engineering • Mathematics • Mechanical Engineering • Medicine • Microbiology & Immunology • Molecular & Cellular Physiology • Music • Neurology & Neurological Sciences • Neurosurgery • Obstetrics and Gynecology • Ophthalmology • Orthopaedic Surgery • Otolaryngology (Head and Neck Surgery) • Particle Physics & Astrophysics (SLAC) • Pathology • Pediatrics • Philosophy • Physics • Political Science • Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences • Psychology • Radiation Oncology • Radiology • Religious Studies • Slavic Languages and Literature • Sociology • Statistics • Structural Biology • Surgery • Theater and Performance Studies • Urology Degree Options

  7. • Lot’s of open terrain • Museums • Bing overseas studies • Zoo’s • Internship in Washington • Major cities are relatively close • Lots of recreation like biking, and running Outside of Campus activities

  8. - Student scholarships are based on race, SAT, ACT scores, GPA, parental income, scholarships are given out by other numerous organizations, working for the college. Financial Aid

  9. Besides their degrees information on post academic career are not given besides ongoing studies • Except they keep all application information and achievements for post education job applications Career Services

  10. Gym access, community centers, restaurants, biking, running, recreation areas, very open campus, freshman gather to study, and an art center called the Rapture. Social Activities

  11. Use a program called AXESS to assign sweets with deadlines for autumn quarter being august 25th. • Single Undergraduate Housing • Single undergraduate students live across the campus in a variety of dorm and apartment building • Single Graduate Housing • Graduate students live in various apartment communities • Housing for Couples without Children • Students who are part of a couple live in designated apartment communities • Housing for Students with Children • Students with children are assigned to specific residential communities which meet their needs On campus living

  12. Stanford Food Offerings Meal Plans

  13. Several courses are here that go towards a mechanical engineering degree. • ME 14N: How Stuff Is Made • ME 18Q: Teamology: Creative Teams and Individual Development • ME 26N: Think Like a Designer • ME 70: Introductory Fluids Engineering • ME 80: Mechanics of Materials • ME 101: Visual Thinking • ME 103D: Engineering Drawing and Design • ME 104: The Designer's Voice • ME 104B: Designing Your Life Academics

  14. • What scholarships am I eligible for? • Would I like the campus? • Would I be compatible with any of the students? • What fraternities would I like? • Do they try hard to not be all Caucasian? • How helpful are the professors? • Would I be able to live with my grandpa? • Would living off campus be an potion? • Is there left over time for recreation? • Would I be academically prepared Questions

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