Getting Into My Dream School

Getting Into My Dream School

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Will summer academic programs help me get into the Ivy League?

Will summer academic programs help me get into the Ivy League?

So, I’m here today on the campus of Brown University, one of the eight Ivy League campuses, and it’s beautiful summer day. Today is check in for the Brown summer program, or Summer at Brown, and this is a program that’s for high school students, It lasts several weeks, and there are just scads of […]

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The beauty I see in algebra: Margot Gerritsen at TEDxStanford

The beauty I see in algebra: Margot Gerritsen at TEDxStanford

Translator: Emma Gon Reviewer: Kwangmin Lee I’m going to take you back to class, to school, to algebra, and that’s probably the last thing that you wanted to do in a TED talk today. Maybe you remember in algebra class that you learned how to solve small systems of equations in variables X, Y, Z, […]

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KristaTippett: Emerging Generations’ Redefinition of the Meaning of “Sucess”

KristaTippett: Emerging Generations’ Redefinition of the Meaning of “Sucess”

Good evening, everyone. Good evening. Ah, that’s lovely. I’m Harry Elam. I’m the Senior Vice Provost for Education and the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education. And welcome to this evening. And on behalf of Stanford University, I welcome you to the 2019 Mimi and Peter Haas distinguished visitor lecture. [CHEERING] Yes. [APPLAUSE] This year’s distinguished […]

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Stress, Portrait of a Killer – Full Documentary (2008)

Stress, Portrait of a Killer – Full Documentary (2008)

What am I thinking about? Mortgage, debt, money pouring out… And I felt a lump …I know cancer when I feel it. Where is she? What is she up to? Never calling, never saying a word… Stress. It is everyone’s inferno, bedevilling our minds, igniting our nights, upending our equilibrium, but it hasn’t always been […]

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How to raise successful kids — without over-parenting | Julie Lythcott-Haims

How to raise successful kids — without over-parenting | Julie Lythcott-Haims

You know, I didn’t set out to be a parenting expert. In fact, I’m not very interested in parenting, per Se. It’s just that there’s a certain style of parenting these days that is kind of messing up kids, impeding their chances to develop into theirselves. There’s a certain style of parenting these days that’s […]

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Behind the scenes: Stanford’s Cantor Arts Center reimagines Rodin

Behind the scenes: Stanford’s Cantor Arts Center reimagines Rodin

Stanford University. We’re here at the Cantor, where our collection of Rodin sculptures is being reinstalled. Earlier today, we were moving The Three Shades, a key piece in a key location within the gallery. And it’s a cast that’s sort of a medium size, but it’s going on a higher than usual pedestal. In this […]

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