UNDERGRADUATE ADMISSIONS at WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY in ST. LOUIS

Roaring into a New Environment

Alternate title: “Everything that the light touches is yours.”

Swim like a Mermaid, Sting like a Bee

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

Flying into Fall Break

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

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 […]

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, […]