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Washington University (Wash U)



Washington University (Wash U | Saint Louis, Missouri)

Undergraduate Population: 6,196
U.S. Department of College Scorecard: Graduation rate, majors, costs, salaries
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College Newspaper: The Student Life


Hometown: Sunnyvale, CA
High School: Homestead High School
Year in College: Class of 2022 (Olin Business School)
Major: Double major in Finance and Sociology
Anne's Places: Executive Vice President in Student Union (undergraduate student government), LNYF (Lunar New Year Festival cultural show), Bear Studios (student-run, for-profit consulting firm), DUCSA (student worker), Student Tour Leader (campus tour guide), Delta Gamma (social sorority).
Reach out to Anne on Instagram: @anneh.e


West Hartford, CT
High School: William H. Hall High School
Year In College: Graduated in May 2018 (graduated early, consider myself class of 2019)
Major: B.S. in Chemical Engineering (Applied Science) and second major in Economics from Wash U, MBA in Finance from Quinnipiac University in December 2019
Kyle's Places: Speaker of Congress of the South 40 (CS40) Residence Hall Association for freshmen and sophomores, VP of Programming for Student Union (SU) undergraduate student government, Social Justice and Scholarship Chair of Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity, member of the Club Baseball team
Reach out to Kyle on Instagram: @jeterkyle


Hometown: Richmond, Virginia
High School: Maggie L. Walker Governor’s School
Year in College: Graduated in May 2019
Major: International Area Studies (International Development)
Helen's Places: Resident Advisor for Lee/Beaumont Residential College (Traditional-Style Housing for First Year Students Only), City Faces @ WashU (Mentoring Program for St. Louis youth), Lunar New Year Festival (East Asian Cultural Show), WashU Raas (Garba-Raas is a Gujurati Indian Dance form--we traveled for dance competitions), In-Between: A Pan-Asian Mental Health Conference (co-founded my senior year, a large student-led conference that focuses on bringing professionals, creatives, NGOs, and students together for a day of panels and workshops), Research Assistant for various departments + Work-study. Global Citizenship First-Year Program and Merle Kling Honors Undergraduate Research Fellowship (junior and senior year)
Reach out to Helen
on: Facebook and Instagram @uncommonlifound


Hometown: Highland Park, Illinois
High School: Highland Park High School
Year in College: Graduated May 2019
Major: Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, Second major in Finance
Jack's Places: President of Interfraternity Council, captain of the School’s Archery team, and New Member Educator in the Tau Kappa Epsilon fraternity. I also worked off-campus touring North America as a Coach for Major League Hacking.
Reach Out to Jack on his website and on Instagram @jlesh18.


New York Times bestselling author Harlan Cohen talks with current and recent Wash U students about life in college.  This open and honest group of students and alumni, share how Wash U changed their lives. This discussion will make anyone want to run to Wash U.  Watch the entire college conversation with Wash U students.  For more videos visit BeforeCollegeTV on YouTube.

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Links from Wash U College Conversation:

Congress of the South 40 Residence Hall Association for freshmen/sophomores
Student Union
Tau Kappa Epsilon
Delta Gamma
Lunar New Year Festival
WashU Raas dance video clip
Global Citizenship first year program
WashU admissions video
Student Financial Services:
Signature Merit Scholarships at WashU (There are other scholarships within specific colleges, but these are the three that extend across all schools)
Office for Student Success (they support Pell-grant eligible students in mentorship)-Deneb Scholars
Gephardt Institute for Civic and Community Engagement (For those that are interested in understanding WashU and its relationship with the city of St. Louis/volunteering)


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