UNDERGRADUATE ADMISSIONS at WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY in ST. LOUIS

Internship Stories: Surprise! You’re a Committee Head!

You can’t know everything about an internship from the application, and this was definitely the case with my internship at Summerbridge. The night I arrived in Hong Kong, I got an email saying that I was selected for a leadership position I didn’t even know existed.

Heading to Hong Kong: How I Chose My Internship

It is always so difficult to choose what to do for the summer! Here is how I came to my plan for this summer and how it fits in with my present career goals.

A Day In My Life: An Average Friday

Ever wonder what a day in the life of a Wash U student might be? This is what an average Friday for me might look like, including classes, office hours, the French table, and just chilling.

Modern Issues, Historical Relations – A Day in Japan with GCP

Last year, my class went to Japan over Spring Break as part of my freshman FOCUS program, the Global Citizenship Program. Come along as I look back on the experience!

How I’m Picking my Major

I’m not majoring in what I thought I was going to freshman year and declarations are due in February, but I’ve got a plan.

Club Featurette: Kendo Club

I came for the kendo, and stayed for the people.
Featuring a swordsmanship sport, the tea ceremony, Japanese culture, and community.

Pshhh. Yoga? Try Tai Chi!

I’m taking a Tai Chi class at the U College now and it is one of the best choices I’ve made all semester.

Speaker Events: How to learn about fascinating topics you might know nothing about

Featuring: Dr. Jonathan D. Pollack from the Brookings Institution speaking on North Korea + my love of lectures

Community time! The Japanese Festival

The beautiful St. Louis Botanical Garden hosts the Japanese Festival near the end of every summer. Check in to see some of the awesome arts and culture showcases they have there! (Featuring: the Wash U Kendo Club)

Community time! The St. Louis Festival of Nations

A little about my experience volunteering at the St. Louis Festival of Nations, an awesome multicultural celebration near Wash U. Stay tuned for Cultural Festivals part II— the Japanese Festival!

Aloha from a stranger!

But not for long! Welcome and come on in! Here’s a little about myself, my many interests here at Wash U and, well, my difficulty in prioritizing them.