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Candidates choose one topic and respond. (250-word minimum, 650-word maximum.)
★Some students have a background, identity, interest or talent that is so meaningful they believe their application would be incomplete without it. If this sounds like you, then please share your story.
★The lessons we take from failure can be fundamental to later success. Recount an incident or time when you have experienced ailure. How did it affect you, and what did you learn from the experience?
★Reflect on a time when you challenged a belief or idea. What prompted you to act? Would you make the same decision again?
★Describe a problem you’ve solved or a problem you’d like to solve. It can be an intellectual challenge, a research query, an ethical dilemma-anything that is of personal importance, no matter the scale. Explain its significance to you and what steps you took or could be taken to identify a solution.
★Discuss an accomplishment or event, formal or informal, that marked your transition from childhood to adulthood within your culture, community, or family.
Candidates respond to all three essay topics. (250 word limit for each essay.)
★Stanford students possess an intellectual vitality. Reflect on an idea or experience that has been important to your intellectual development.
★Virtually all of Stanford's undergraduates live on campus. Write a note to your future roommate that reveals something about you or that will help your roommate—and us—know you better.
★What matters to you, and why?
Name your favorite books, authors, films, and/or artists. (50 word limit)
What newspapers, magazines, and/or websites do you enjoy? (50 word limit)
What is the most significant challenge that society faces today? (50 word limit)
How did you spend your last two summers? (50 word limit)
What were your favorite events (e.g., performances, exhibits, competitions, conferences, etc.) in recent years? (50 word limit)
What historical moment or event do you wish you could have witnessed? (50 word limit)
What five words best describe you?