UNDERGRADUATE ADMISSIONS at WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY in ST. LOUIS

Meet Me in St. Louis

This summer the Muny celebrated its 100th season, so to mark the special occasion their last show of the season was a production of Meet Me in St. Louis. The Muny, is America’s largest and oldest outdoor theatre and resides within Forest Park.  Meet Me in St. Louis is a hit musical based on the […]

Take a Quiz About St. Louis Ice Cream!

Have I mentioned yet that I love ice cream? I am a strong believer that every college town should have at least three decent ice cream locations, and I am happy to report that St. Louis has multiple top-of-the-line local ice cream stops, as well as some more recognizable chains if you are more mainstream […]

St. Louis Spotlight: Grant’s Farm

Previously I said that my favorite place in St. Louis is Forest Park. While I still love Forest Park, I’ve found another incredible spot- Grant’s Farm. A couple of weekends ago I visited Grant’s Farm in Grantwood, Missouri with a couple of my friends and it was simply amazing. The historic farm site is about […]

WashU Near You

Are you looking for a world-class education and a close-knit and supportive community? Ready to ask some big questions and study a diverse array of subjects? Want to know about campus life, our traditions, and how to get involved beyond the classroom? Do you have questions about the application process and financial assistance? The Office […]

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Your Ideas Know no Boundaries

Beyond Boundaries is a new educational experience that allows talented and motivated students to tackle big societal and intellectual challenges. The Beyond Boundaries Program is a unique two-year program that equips students to make a difference in a complicated world. Students in the program enter WashU unaffiliated with any school, allowing them to address challenges […]

Discover #WashU

The Office of Undergraduate Admissions invites you to attend one of our 2018 Discover WashU Days! Your visit will include: An admissions presentation A student-led campus tour StL Panel: Student Life and the WashU Community Beyond the Classroom Panel: Services and Support In the afternoon, you will have the opportunity to learn more about the […]

Some Friendly Advice

I’ve just finished my first year at WashU, but I can still remember the excitement and trepidation I felt when I was just a couple months away from starting my freshman year. Although I still have a lot to learn myself, I thought that I would share some advice that helped make my first year  […]

Exciting Changes for Fall 2019 First-Year Applicants

Updates for the Class of 2023 Washington University accepts either the Common Application or the Coalition Application. The Common Application is available at www.commonapp.org. The Coalition Application is available at www.coalitionforcollegeaccess.org. Both applications will be available on August 1, 2018. Early Decision II Fall 2019 applicants will have the opportunity to apply to our new Early Decision II […]

The Life of a Non-Professional Theater Nerd

There is a common saying among the Washington University student theater community: once you get sucked into theater, you never leave. Most of us have been doing theater since high school, although some began more recently, and almost none of us want to pursue theater professionally. Even so, we dedicated hours of our time to […]

New for the Class of 2023: Supplemental Essay

Beginning with the fall 2019 application cycle, first year applicants will be asked to submit a supplemental essay in addition to the Common Application or Coalition Application Personal Essay. This supplemental essay (of approximately 250 words) will allow you to further express your interest in your academic area of choice. Writing Supplement Prompt: Tell us […]

St. Louis Spotlight: Soulard Farmer’s Market

St. Louis has been my home now for a little less than a year, but I still haven’t truly explored the city. This summer I’m making the most of my time to discover St. Louis as my city and make it my own. One of my favorite spots I’ve unearthed so far has been the […]

Which New Floor of Whispers Are You?

When I first arrive on campus in August of 2016, Olin Library was already undergoing construction. Although I saw the complete project sketches, I had no idea what the new spaces would be like since I wasn’t around to see the old Whispers Cafe. When I came back to campus in January of 2018, the […]

Katharine

Introducing: Me

Hi guys!! My name is Katharine and I am a junior studying Psychology and Anthropology in the College of Arts and Sciences. It was definitely a journey getting to this point where I can actually tell people what exactly I’m studying. I came into college COMPLETELY undecided and took so many classes from Physics to […]

My Love for the Humanities Lives On

When I tell people that I’m an English and Political Science major, they mostly assume that my ultimate goal is to become a teacher. While I wouldn’t mind becoming a professor at some point, I want to be able to be in the workforce beforehand, and although I haven’t decided what exactly I want to […]

Andrew D. Martin

Meet WashU’s New Chancellor

Andrew D. Martin has been appointed chancellor of Washington University, effective June 1, 2019. He will succeed Mark S. Wrighton, who has served as chancellor since 1995 and announced last year his intention to conclude his term in 2019. Martin, 45, earned his doctorate in political science from Washington University in 1998, and was a member of […]

Javier

Hey Ya’ll!

I feel obligated to say hey ya’ll (because I’m from the South). So here goes, Hey Ya’ll! It’s nice to meet you. My name is Javier, and I am a junior from Greenville, South Carolina majoring in Architecture in the Sam Fox School of Design and Visual Arts. I am one of this summer’s interns, […]

Introductions and Cheesy Quotes

Hey everyone! My name is AJ, and I really like cheesy movie quotes. One of my favorites from the cult classic High School Musical goes, “Do you remember in kindergarten how you’d meet a kid and know nothing about them, then 10 seconds later you’re playing like you’re best friends, because you didn’t have to […]

Hello, It’s Me

Hi everyone! My name is Lia White and I’ll be one of the bloggers here on 360 over the summer. A little bit about me: I’m a rising junior here at Washington University in St. Louis double majoring in English and Political Science. I’m originally from the San Francisco Bay Area but am here in St. […]