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Advising for Specific Student Populations

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The Office of Academic Advising provides academic advising, programming, and support for all students as they shape their Stanford education.  We understand that certain student groups may face unique requirements and challenges.  Faculty, instructors, and staff may find additional information and resources for some of these specific student populations below.

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First-Gen/Low-Income (FLI) Students

Read our tips and considerations when trying to support first-gen/low-income (FLI) students.

Lori Lee works on a second casting of a piece featured in an exhibit of creative works by the School of Medicine community. Credit: Linda Cicero

Pre-Med Students

Read recommendations and learn about opportunities for students interested in applying to medical school.

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Find best practices for supporting student-athletes, learn about NCAA requirements, and find information about the Faculty Athletic Fellows program.

Alumnus Henry Evans, MBA '91, in wheelchair, with his wife Jane Evans, who holds a letterboard he uses to communicate. Credit: Linda Cicero

Students with OAE Accommodations

The Office of Accessible Education (OAE) has created some excellent resources for faculty and staff supporting students with disabilities.

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