All posts tagged #whywashu

WashU Cares About YOU

We all know that COVID-19 has caused everyone in the world to readjust their living styles.  There has been a lot of conflict and controversy about the way COVID-19 is being handled in the United States. Some feel as though we should shut down the country completely, while others feel like we should let the […]

From One Bear to (Hopefully) Another

Perhaps the question I hear most often—and always the one I dread answering the most—from prospective students is “Why did you choose WashU?” My apprehension has nothing to do with my inability to answer the question at all; instead, it has everything to do with my confidence in my ability to encapsulate everything that I […]

Why Wash U

Before my junior year of high school, I attended a summer writing program that changed my life. Before I found the program, I had never even heard of Wash U. After I arrived on campus, however, I felt a sense of safety and comfort that I hadn’t experienced on any other college campus. That first […]

Million Dollar Question: Why WashU?

Some people have compared finding a college to your “wedding dress moment.” Others said it was the one they kept thinking back to, comparing other schools to. I fell into another camp altogether.

Why Now? Why WashU?

Hi y’all! Yes – even after spending a year in St. Louis, “y’all” is still an integral part of my vocabulary. My name is Kally Wendler, and I am from Houston, Texas. I am a rising sophomore in the College of Arts and Sciences with a major in Psychology. Why start blogging now? Because each day I go to work I fall in love with WashU all over again; I am continually reminded of why I chose this place, so naturally, the chance to share my story on an additional platform piqued my interest.

Why WashU?: Being Brave

I wish I could say that WashU was my number one choice. That it was my dream school and I couldn’t picture myself anywhere else. But that wouldn’t be true. It’d make me a fraud, and if there’s one thing I cannot do…is to be dishonest to myself or to you. But in all honesty, […]

Why WashU?

It’s hard to believe that my college decision process started three years ago. Three years ago I applied to Washington University in St. Louis, and I haven’t looked back since. Here’s why:


I know I am so late to this party, but CONGRATULATIONS to all of you with regular decision acceptances!!! I’m so excited for you all and I know you will all make the right choice for yourselves!! That choice was WashU for me, and I haven’t regretted it since, and so wanted to share with you […]