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Stanford University Personal Statement

Stanford University, sometimes called Stanford, is a private university that was founded in 1891 by former governor Leland Stanford and his wife Lathrop Stanford. The university is located in Stanford, California, in the North Western Silicon Valley, close to Palo Alto. Established as a codeducational and nondenominational institution, Stanford university is best recognized for its Medicine, Law, Humanities in Science, Engineering, Education, Earth Sciences, Business, and Computer Technology programs.