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I loved Stanford, although my experience, at leastBiology
I loved Stanford, although my experience, at least the social side, was a bit different than many. Being a granola-type, I lived in one of the international houses (Haus Mitteleuropa) and later in the vegetarian-concensus house (Columbae). The friends and community I gained there has stayed with me throughout the years. Also the skills I gained in a house devoted to concensus decision-making have helped me tremendously in my roles as team-leader and board chair.Academically, I got a lot out of Stanford, but I got this primarily from the Mechanical Engineering dept (I doubled in Bio and ME). The ME dept was great and was really focused on undergrads. Frankly, the Bio dept courses sucked and the Bio faculty seemed determined to avoid undergrads, but I made a real and 'undeterable' effort to do independent projects with the professors and got a lot out of those experiences.
Alumnus Male -- Class 2000
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Do you still complain about the 2000 election?Not so brightMath
Do you still complain about the 2000 election?
Are you a Democrat?
Do you think Bill Clinton is God?
Did you enjoy watching Elian Gonzalez get sent back to a Communist dictatorship?
Are you against the war on terrorism?If you answered "yes" to one or all of the above questions, Stanford is for you! Stanford is a communist university, much like Cal-Berkeley and the other prestigious schools here in the U.S. Bottom line is, if you are a conservative, capitalist, opportunity-seeking individual, don't come to Stanford. Most of the idiots that go here never worked a day in their life or suffered through hardships, yet they think they know about issues such as the war on terrorism and other social issues (too many to name). One of the worst choices I made was to come here to this communist country disguised as a university; don't make the same mistake I made. Don't even consider Stanford. Go to Notre Dame, Boston College, or USC instead. I'll probably be transferring to USC in Fall 2003.
1st Year Male -- Class 2005
Surrounding City: A+, Collaboration/Competitive: F
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Having been admitted into Harvard, Princeton, Wharton and Cambridge, I picked Stanford. It was the most amazing time of my life. I met many wonderful people and was pushed. The experience really varies depending on what you want to get out of your 4 (in my case, 3) years.
3rd Year Male -- Class 2000
Education Quality: A+,
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