The Transfer Common Application asks about personal information such as:
You will also have the opportunity to tell us about yourself by describing your educational journey, academic honors, listing your extracurricular activities, noting any work experience and writing an informative and insightful essay.
Our holistic review allows us to consider each applicant's unique circumstances and educational background. We recognize that many of our transfer applicants have followed non-traditional routes to higher education, and we welcome the diverse perspectives these students bring to campus. Additionally, we understand that family, personal or financial circumstances may prevent students from participating in traditional extracurricular activities; use the Common Application to explain your specific situation.
Access the Stanford Writing Supplement online at The Common Application.
The Transfer Common Application, Stanford Writing Supplement and fee or fee waiver request must all be successfully submitted or your application will not be reviewed. Confirm successful submission in the Stanford section of your Common Application account.
We view the Stanford Writing Supplement as your opportunity to tell us about yourself by describing some of your favorite personal activities and social interests and writing informative and insightful short essays. The Stanford Writing Supplement helps us to understand your individual experiences and insights.
No two applicants in our pool are the same, so we take great care to ensure we review your application within the context of your surroundings. The information you provide about yourself on the Stanford Writing Supplement assists us in interpreting and evaluating your transcripts, test scores, essays and evaluation letters.
Last update: December 11, 2013 11:04 AM