Washington University in St. Louis (MI)

Washington University in St. Louis (MI)

Common Application 

    ED/ED II: Nov. 15 
    EA/EA II: N.A. 
    Regular Decision:Jan. 15 

2010 Essay Questions: 
Common Application Essays:
    Short Answer 
        Please elaborate on one of your activities (extracurricular, personal activities, or work experience) (150 words or fewer).

    Personal Statement: 
        Candidates must choose one topic and respond. Responses must be at least 250 words but should not exceed the space provided (approximately 1–2 pages).
  1. Evaluate a significant experience, achievement, risk you have taken, or ethical dilemma you have faced and its impact on you. 
  2. Discuss some issue of personal, local, national, or international concern and its importance to you. 
  3. Indicate a person who has had a significant influence on you, and describe that influence. 
  4. Describe a character in fiction, a historical figure, or a creative work (as in art, music, science, etc.) that has had an influence on you, and explain that influence.
  5. A range of academic interests, personal perspectives, and life experiences adds much to the educational mix. Given your personal background, describe an experience that illustrates what you would bring to the diversity in a college community, or an encounter that demonstrated the importance of diversity to you. 
  6. Topic of your choice.
Supplemental Essay Questions:

Documents Required: 
  • $55 Application Fee or Waiver 
  • Official Transcript
  • Official score reports from the SAT or ACT
  • Official score reports for SAT Subject Tests (Recommended)
  • Official score reports of TOEFL or IELTS
  • Secondary School Report 
  • Mid-Year School Report 
  • 1 Teacher Evaluations 
Other Information: 
                Office of Undergraduate Admissions
                Washington University
                Room 010, South Brookings Hall
                One Brookings Drive 
                St. Louis, MO 63130-4899

Phone:                   800-638-0700 or 314-935-6000
Fax:                       314-935-4290
E-mail:                   admissions@wustl.edu.
Application Info:    http://admissions.wustl.edu/apply/freshmen/Pages/default.aspx

SAT/TOEFL Code:     6929
ACT Code:                 2386