UNDERGRADUATE ADMISSIONS at WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY in ST. LOUIS

Surviving Pre-Finals

In which I survive the hardest week of my WashU career.

Swim like a Mermaid, Sting like a Bee

In this essay I will…compare riding a train to flying?

NEW Bachelor of Science in Environmental Engineering!

Washington University’s School of Engineering and Applied Science is delighted to announce a new degree in Environmental Engineering launching in spring of 2019.

My First Trip Home: A List

Warning: at least half of what I wrote is about the food I ate over break.

The Greatest Showcase

In which we come full circle: from goal to success!

Hello There!

I’m Sparkle and because icebreakers are amazing I’ll share the following fun fact: I am obsessed with Nutella.

Joint Degree Program – Bachelor of Science in Business and Computer Science

Introducing a new joint degree program, the Bachelor of Science in Business and Computer Science.

Gateway to the West of My Life

Welcome to my first post! I apologize in advance for the bad puns.

My D.C. Adventure

This fall break, instead of going back home like I have for the past couple years, I went with some members of the government and public policy work group along with faculty members Amy Heath-Carpentier and Molly Burkot to D.C. to tour organizations there and meet Wash U alumni in the area. The trip was […]

Flying into Fall Break

What did my Fall Break on campus look like? Lots and lots of sleep.

The Great St. Louis Outdoors

Another couple hours on the road … another weekend away from campus!

Down the Rabbit Hole of Rocky Horror?

I stood right at the front of the closed doors. Surrounded by the slight murmur of conversation. A line of people gathered behind me, anxiously waiting. I pull my phone from where it hides, tucked away into my back pocket. The time is 7:59. Just one…minute…left. One more minute until I’m confronted with the the […]

A Trip Away From Campus

In which I get to appreciate NATURE-nature.

A Not So Hidden Gem

The Career Center at Wash U has many helpful resources for students, but its work groups are some of its best resources. While work groups now represent a variety of interests, from engineering to entertainment, the government and public policy work group was the first of its kind. Students and faculty created it to provide […]

Tangled up in a New World

Leaving the long stretch of grass, trees, corn fields, and lakes that is Louisiana was one of the hardest and also most exhilarating moments of my life. Saying goodbye to family, friends, childhood homes, and welcoming in new experiences and opportunities with open arms. This is where all those days watching from the window got […]

Cave of Wonders

It’s always rewarding when you have a class that actually makes you excited to get out of bed in the morning. To me, as a prospective English major, writing soothes the soul. It allows me an escape. It is a tool that I often use to release my thoughts into the world, hoping that one […]

“There’s just no telling how far I’ll go” – a famous explorer named Moana

Hey everyone!!! My name is A’Daja, and I am a first year student at WashU. Go Bears!!! After a nine hour drive from my hometown I’ve finally made it to my four year home. I couldn’t be happier. Just a little bit about myself: I am (or well I plan to be) an English major, […]

Tips from WashU’s application experts

Hello everyone, I’m Maranda! I have been an application processor for a few years now, and I LOVE working with prospective students as they navigate the college application process. When you call or email with a question about your application, the other processors and I are here with an answer. I want to share our tips with you, in the hope that they will help you stay organized and keep your stress to a minimum as you apply to college.