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Sara Grace King, head peer academic coordinator for Escondido Village, left, advises four new students, including Tami Becker.
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Five things to know about pre-major advising

October 2, 2015 9:09 am
Alice Petty, director of pre-major advising in the Office of Undergraduate Advising and Research, oversees the many pre-major advisors university-wide who help new students make thoughtful choices about their academic careers. Petty, who earned her PhD in Near Eastern studies from Johns Hopkins University, answers five questions about the program for parents. What academic advising… Read more Five things to know about pre-major advising
Laura Wilson

2015 safety report provides crime stats and tips for staying safe

September 29, 2015 11:14 am
Burglaries on campus dropped sharply in 2014, according to the 2015 Safety, Security and Fire Report, issued this week by the Stanford Department of Public Safety. And as it does every year, the report provides information on a range of incidents on campus from stalking to hate crimes. It also offers advice on staying safe… Read more 2015 safety report provides crime stats and tips for staying safe
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Survey shows frequent parent-student communication

September 29, 2015 10:00 am
The vast majority of Stanford parents—86 percent—talk to their children via text, email or phone at least once a week, according to a recent survey of Stanford Parents’ Newsletter readers. Specifically, 13 percent of parents who chose to take the survey say they communicate with their kids daily, 41 percent two to three times per… Read more Survey shows frequent parent-student communication

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