What is Cardinal Compass?

Cardinal Compass is designed to help you navigate through your first year at Stanford. We can assist you in building a frosh year that takes full advantage of the wealth of frosh-friendly courses offered. We can also introduce you to the advisors ready to help you, and demystify some of the issues most commonly encountered in the transition to college.
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How to Use Cardinal Compass

Browse through questions commonly asked by frosh and learn their answers; explore frosh-friendly courses from across campus and use that information in building a potential schedule; learn from the stories written by upperclassmen, faculty, and pre-major advisors; and get to know the members of your advising team who will be there to answer your questions throughout the year. Cardinal Compass is not merely a static tool, but the launching pad for the advising conversations you will have all year long.