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Are you preparing your college application for Stanford University?
If so, you’ve probably heard about the Stanford roommate essay, which you must complete as part of your application.
Let’s take a look at two different Stanford roommate essay examples (both of which resulted in admission to Stanford) and see what made each of them stand out.
This Stanford roommate essay example comes to us from Reddit user u/Chunky Spaghetti Sauce.
After reading this essay, you get a great idea of what the student would be like as a roommate.
You can picture him having a bowl of Starburst on his desk and storing his bike at the foot of his bed.
In addition to talking about his academic interests, it shows what he’s like after the problem sets are completed and the homework is turned in.
The juxtaposition of the phrase "four years of groaning over p-sets" with "everything we can to keep fun alive" shows that the student will not only work hard but also take part in Stanford’s campus life.