Stanford University has a different take on what currently consumes high schoolers’ lives: the college application. The prestigious, highly selective private Ivy League university in Palo Alto, California is known for its low acceptance rates–this year hit a record low 5.05% of applicants admitted (42,487 applicants applied, 1,402 seniors were accepted for the class of 2019). On a campus tour over spring break, an admissions officer gave us the low-down of the components the university is looking for and exactly how important each part is. With red-capped mission-style buildings lining a quad-shaped courtyard and a gorgeous church decorated with stained glass windows, the bicycle-friendly campus is nothing short of beautiful. We sat inside a cabin-like building, where just a couple of …
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