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Speak to your SFS Counselor on Duty @ DUC!

SFS is Coming to YOU? As prospective students, many ask questions concerning the financial aspects of college. Parents and students all around the world wonder “Can I afford college now?”. And the answer to that question can be kind of tricky without the guidance of professionals. That is where Student Financial Service (SFS) swoops in […]

‘Summer days, slipping away’: My summer internships!

As I enjoy the last few days of my internships, I can’t believe how fast the time went by. I had a wonderful summer working for the Communications department at the Office of Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer as well as writing for a group of local newspapers. Here’s a bit more about what I worked on this summer!

What did WashU students do during summer vacation?

What did Washington University students do on their summer vacation? Design planes. Research cancer. Study baboons. The WashU Career Center reports students spent the summer of 2018 conducting groundbreaking research, serving their communities and working in their fields. Read more

Special Visit Days – Summer 2018

Join us to explore the possibilities! During the summer, WashU offers special visit days that allow prospective students to align their personal interests with specific academic programs. These days offer in-depth insight into study abroad opportunities, research, internships, and combined studies. Plan your visit today! Space at these programs is limited. ACADEMIC EXPLORATION DAYS Monday, […]

Starting A Student Group: How Hard Can It Be?


*I’m sorry. Acrostics are hard.

But what if my professors try to eat me??

Reaching Out To A Professor: A Student’s Guide To Success

Talking to professors can be scary
expectations most definitely can vary
But never fear
they’re really quite dear
Though with my poetry, be wary

Just A Brief Introduction

My name? Emily.
I’m really bad at haiku.
Please enjoy my blog.

Summer Trips and Productivity

Every September, I always think about how summer felt so long and so short at the same time. In a twist, I had an internship the summer after my freshman year, but I did not have one this summer. Of course, that doesn’t mean that I didn’t make the most out of my time at home.

And the Adventures Continue

A quick account of how three WashU students, one American, one Chinese, and one Singaporean, tackled Sao Paulo, Brazil, the largest city in the Americas, for the weekend! Saturday 6.16.12 We woke up around 7am in order to catch a ride to the outskirts of Sao Paulo. Two metro lines and two buses later we […]

Becoming a Lab Rat? I think, YES!

Today was my second day of work in a Chemical Engineering laboratory in UNICAMP, the State University of Campinas, Brazil! On Monday, my first day, I toured the various laboratories run by Professor Telma Franco, to find out more about the specific work she leads in each lab. I have agreed to work in the […]