Stanford students receive lots of support in preparation for the working world through the college careers team. The median starting salary for graduates is $76,500 USD
It currently ranks second in the QS World University Rankings and second in the world for 11 out of 48 subjects covered.
The Stanford alumni network is rich with notable leaders, people who went on to found companies like Google, PayPal, Netflix, and Tesla
There are more than 650 student organisations to choose from at Stanford; from the Marching Band to Women in Computer Science
Undergraduate students represent over a third of Stanford's student body of 16,000, and approximately 24% are international students
Stanford has won 126 NCAA championships overall, maintaining its position as the nation’s all-time leader.
Situated in sunny California, Stanford is one of the great heavyweights on the US college scene. It has a phenomenal reputation for computer science and engineering as well as entrepreneurship, due to its proximity to Silicon Valley.
However, Stanford is as competitive as it is popular, so it's essential to stand out if you're planning to apply. Whilst strong academics are important, students must also demonstrate extracurricular engagement and clear personal qualities. In short, good grades are not enough!
If you would like to know whether you have what it takes to impress Stanford admissions officers, book a complimentary consultation with the Crimson team today. Our experienced Academic Advisors will review your profile, explain the application process and how you can improve your chance of gaining entry to an elite US university like Stanford.
Top US universities are looking for the leaders and change-makers of tomorrow. As a result, they attract - and seek - well-rounded students who are not only eager to learn but likely to inspire others.
Whilst strong academics are a must, students must also demonstrate extracurricular engagement and clear personal qualities.
In short, good grades are not enough!
Alongside A/A* grades top universities would look for 1500+ SAT / 32+ ACT scores. However good scores alone are not enough to gain you admission!
They want to see evidence of consistent extracurricular engagement in something you're passionate about. They also want to see evidence of leadership; students who take on responsibility and inspire those around them.
This is your opportunity for the Admissions Officer to really get to know you, it's a reflective, creative and personal essay. But, they are more interested in the effect the event had on you than the story itself.
Admissions Officers want to ensure that their university is the best fit for both you and them. They are looking for students that will compliment both the classroom dormitory atmosphere.
Applying to top US universities is a difficult task which is why so many students seek external support.
Each of our programmes are tailored to the student and are delivered by a carefully selected team of mentors who provide focussed support with each and every aspect of the process.
We are proud to say that students who work with us are four times as likely to get into their dream university than those who apply alone.
By speaking to one of our Academic Advisors you will receive;
Multi-year support with application preparation and submission with the help of a personalised roadmap.
One-to-one sessions covering test content, technique and confidence for the best chance of getting a great score.
Support with essay statement ideation, tone, language and structure as well as multi-draft feedback.
Extracurricular and leadership project planning, execution and reporting to ensure passion and impact are demonstrated in the application.
Coaching on how to answer common questions and communicate a story persuasively.
Guidance on the options, requirements and help completing necessary paperwork.
The words of brilliant Crimson students who achieved their goals working with us
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