Almost all of the juniors and seniors who come to me with high hopes of getting into an elite university are involved in too many activities.
While getting deferred is disappointing, the students are still under consideration. The deferring college just wants to look at them in the regular admission pool. While chances of ultimately getting accepting are somewhat less than regular admissions, they still have a chance.
My first bumper sticker, was pushed on me by my kids. All the other parents had bumper stickers with the name of their Miami school, and so I agreed to conform.
Please use the rest of December to help seniors finalize their college applications essays and apply for scholarships by helping them promote themselves powerfully. Use their selfies, tweets, and videos as starting points for powerful celebratory essays.
MakeSchool, which was originally named MakeGamesWithUs, was born after Ashu Desai and Jeremy Rossmann decided that they needed to fix the educational gap in CS education.
When you allow a bit of mystery into the end, you let the reader know that you're okay with not knowing everything. That shows maturity, and it lets the colleges know that you're in a perfect place to dive into the complicated issues you're going to face in your college classes.
Almost every large company understands that it needs to deal with ever-increasing external threats by continually innovating. To ensure their survival and growth, corporations need to keep inventing new business models. This challenge requires new organizational structures and skills.
Senator John Cornyn, Rackspace, and CEO-General Council Kevin Fiur share their insights on a few impending policies that will liberate the entrepreneur... or facilitate idea stealing.
Our campaign at Stanford, and our global movement, are motivated by a powerful vision of a just and sustainable future, one defined by clean energy and empowered communities. We are taking a stand for our generation and the many more to come.
In the realm of sleep, it can be helpful to explore the meaning of some commonly used descriptors and how they have changed over the years to ensure that you get the care that you need.
Last Saturday night at Stanford University, I had the honor of publicly debating the world's leading anarcho-primitivist philosopher John Zerzan. As a transhumanist, I differ from Zerzan on just about every topic.
Sexual assault is not just a crime; it is a gross violation of our human rights. As the conversation about sexual violence ignites on the national platform, small-scale, university-focused efforts are the key to impacting sustainable change.
Driving a wedge between political ideologies backfires when the people you ostracize feel cut out and move further away from the centre than before.
What would John Gardner say about Stanford's dereliction in preserving this decrepit relic so that it can water its golf course?
Kindness should be viewed as an indispensable part of the healing process. After all, it's been in the Hippocratic Oath for over a century: "I will remember that... warmth, sympathy, and understanding may outweigh the surgeon's knife or the chemist's drug."
We deviate less and less in our thinking with our increasing age -- there's no doubt about it. But I'm also confident that the power to mitigate this trend rests in our hands.