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Stanford University Writing Requirements


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Below is a list of required and optional writing questions for this school.  Depending on your answers to some questions you may be required to complete additional writing questions, so be sure to read all of the instructions within your application. 

First Year     Transfer

First Year

College-Specific Writing Questions

Question Required or
Optional
Long Answer or Upload Min/Max Word Count
Briefly elaborate on one of your extracurricular activities or work
experiences.
Required Long Answer 50/150
What is the most significant challenge that society faces today? (50 word limit) Required Long Answer 3/50
How did you spend your last two summers? (50 word limit) Required Long Answer 3/50
What historical moment or event do you wish you could have witnessed? (50 word limit) Required Long Answer 3/50
What five words best describe you? Required Long Answer 5/10
When the choice is yours, what do you read, listen to, or watch? (50 word limit) Required Long Answer 3/50
Name one thing you are looking forward to experiencing at Stanford. (50 word limit) Required Long Answer 3/50
Imagine you had an extra hour in the day, how would you spend that time? (50 word limit). Required Long Answer 3/50
The Stanford community is deeply curious and driven to learn in and out of the classroom. Reflect on an idea or experience that makes you genuinely excited about learning. (100 to 250 words) Required Long Answer 100/250
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. (100 to 250 words) Required  Long Answer 100/250
Tell us about something that is meaningful to you and why. (100 to 250 words) Required Long Answer 100/250
 

Writing Supplement Questions

Question Required or
Optional
Long Answer or Upload Min/Max Word Count
This college does not have a Writing Supplement. -- -- --
 
 


Transfer

College-Specific Writing Questions

Question Required or
Optional
Long Answer or Upload Min/Max Word Count
Briefly elaborate on one of your extracurricular activities or work experiences. Required Long Answer 50/150
What is the most significant challenge that society faces today? (50 word limit) Required Long Answer 3/50
How did you spend your last two summers? (50 word limit) Required Long Answer 3/50
What historical moment or event do you wish you could have witnessed? (50 word limit) Required Long Answer 3/50
What five words best describe you? Required Long Answer 5/10
When the choice is yours, what do you read, listen to, or watch? (50 word limit) Required Long Answer 3/50
Name one thing you are looking forward to experiencing at Stanford. (50 word limit) Required Long Answer 3/50
Imagine you had an extra hour in the day, how would you spend that time? (50 word limit). Required Long Answer 3/50
The Stanford community is deeply curious and driven to learn in and out of the classroom. Reflect on an idea or experience that makes you genuinely excited about learning. (100 to 250 words) Required Long Answer 100/250
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. (100 to 250 words) Required Long Answer 100/250
What matters to you, and why? (100 to 250 words) Required Long Answer 100/250
 

Writing Supplement Questions

Question Required or
Optional
Long Answer or Upload Min/Max Word Count
This college does not have a Writing Supplement. -- -- --

 

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