What Stanford freshmen learned from peeking at application records

SocratesPost is always on the frontlines scouring the news for relevant updates in the college admissions landscape. We look for anything that can help shape our understanding of the latest trends in admissions and help our readers see the direction in which we’re moving.

Questions we explored this week:

  • What can we learn from Stanford freshmen who recently obtained their application records from the admissions office?
  • Why did a liberal arts college in Maryland cut their Music, French, German, Art History, and Religious Studies majors and what does that mean?
  • International student enrollment has declined in the U.S….but has it risen in Canada?

Feb. 24, 2019 — Stanford freshmen access their successful applications and try to demystify the process.

What? A group of Stanford frosh recently gained access to comments on their Stanford appli...

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