Q12: I’m an engineer or scientist and not yet a designer so I do not have a body of work to make up a good design website. Are there classes I should take to build up my website before I apply to the Design Impact Program at Stanford?
A12: Let me repeat myself: You do not need anyone’s permission to be a designer. Design can be a philosophy, a viewpoint, or a unique way of framing and tackling a problem. The best candidates cannot help themselves; they are always trying to improve and change the world around them. If you want to change [...]