Fall webinar series
Students, staff, and faculty share valuable information, tips, and advice that you won’t want to miss.
Applying to college
Supplemental essay and merit scholarships
Join the Office of Undergraduate Admissions to learn more about the WashU supplemental essay and how our divisional scholarship programs review their applicants.
Beyond Boundaries program
Join our Beyond Boundaries Program Director and current Beyond Boundaries students to find out how this two-year program allows students to address challenges across multiple disciplines.
NWHE Webinar: Understanding Admissions Decision Plans
Colleges and universities offer a variety of decision plans through which students can apply, and we know it’s hard to keep track of deadlines and requirements. Learn about these plans and which ones might be the best option for you when applying to the University of Notre Dame, Washington University in St. Louis, Johns Hopkins University, and Emory University.
NWHE Webinar: Telling Your Story in the Time of COVID
With guidance from admissions officers at the University of Notre Dame, Washington University in St. Louis, Johns Hopkins University, and Emory University, you can look forward to discovering how to utilize various application components to share your experiences and passions to tell your own unique story. Given impacts of COVID on the application process this year and beyond, we will also talk about how to share your context in our current global climate.
NWHE Webinar: Special Programs at NWHE Schools
The University of Notre Dame, Washington University in St. Louis, Johns Hopkins University, and Emory University all offer special programs–some that have different application requirements/processes than general admission, and others that you can apply for once a student at one of these universities. Learn about some of these unique academic and experiential offerings at each of the NWHE institutions.
Financial aid and scholarships
Financial Aid 101
Join Student Financial Services to learn about our commitment to making WashU an affordable option for admitted students and how to apply for financial aid!
Signature Scholar Programs
Join the Office of Undergraduate Admissions and the Office of Scholars Programs to learn about WashU’s Signature Scholar Programs and their communities, and what committees are looking for in the application process! This webinar will also feature a student panel with students from each program – Danforth, Ervin, and Rodriguez – to talk about their WashU experience as part of these scholar communities.
WashU community and programs
Join the Office of Undergraduate Admissions to learn about applying through the QuestBridge application process and gain insight into the student experience with current students from the WashU QuestBridge Scholars Network.
Join representatives from WashU’s ROTC Program to gain more insight into the program at WashU, learn about the application process, and hear from students about their experience as a cadet and a student at WashU.
Common ground at WashU: Student groups
Join student leaders for a special panel discussion regarding diversity, equity, inclusion, and student activism at WashU. Learn how to find community and resources, and hear first-hand accounts of student experiences regarding equity advancement and diversity initiatives on campus.
Supporting your student: College search advice for parents and families
Road to college: Search & fit
Join WashU’s Vice Provost of Admissions & Financial Aid, Ronné Turner, to learn about the road to college: different types of colleges, financial aid & scholarships, selectivity, resources, and more.
Common ground at WashU: Parents & family webinar
Join University leadership, faculty, staff, and alumni for a special panel discussion about how WashU is supporting our students from diverse backgrounds in the college admissions process during COVID-19. Learn more about how we work to make sure our students feel safe, heard, included, and engaged at WashU.
Meet Mike: Q&A with the Director of Student Financial Services
Join WashU’s Director of Student Financial Services, Mike Runiewicz, to learn about the many ways we support students and remove barriers to a WashU education.
Signature Scholars Program
Join the Office of Undergraduate Admissions and the Office of Scholars Programs to learn about WashU’s Signature Scholar Programs and their communities. This webinar will also feature a student panel with students from each program – Danforth, Ervin, and Rodriguez – to talk about their WashU experience as part of these scholar communities.
Engage with Emily: Q&A with the Director of Undergraduate Admissions
Join WashU’s Director of Undergraduate Admissions, Emily Almas, to learn how you can support your student throughout the application process.
Supporting your Student through the College Application Process During COVID-19
Join WashU experts in student health & wellness and the parent experience of “Letting Go” for a discussion about the uncertainty that students are facing as they apply to college during a global pandemic.
- Karen Levin Coburn, Senior Consultant and author, Letting Go: A Parents’ Guide to understanding the College Years
- Kirk Dougher, Associate Vice Chancellor for Student Support and Wellness
- Ronné Patrick Turner, Vice Provost for Admissions & Aid
We are here to help you navigate this time with insight into today’s student experience, practical suggestions, and plenty of time to engage with your questions.