It goes without saying that a person giving advice to incoming freshmen should probably be at least a sophomore or junior. It doesn’t make much sense for someone who hasn’t even started college yet to give advice about doing so.
This isn’t a hyper-conservative rant about how younger generations are coddled by society and turned into snowflakes after earning too many participation ribbons. I just think participation grades are really stupid.
According to the Office of Institutional Research and Analysis, 225 out of 713 tenured or tenure-track faculty at Washington University were born outside the United States.
Washington University’s Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts will now allow non-Sam Fox undergraduate students to obtain secondary majors.
Washington University’s political science department and government program was ranked 7th out of 598 programs nationwide by College Factual.
When I look back on my elementary school years, I can easily characterize myself as a quitter.
As the outgoing senior Forum editor, I’ve got one more fight to pick. It’s something every student at Wash. U. has in common, and as you’ve probably noticed, our course management system is in pretty bad shape.
It’s time to choose classes for the fall semester. Filling clusters and integrations aside, this is an exciting time and a chance to get outside of your academic comfort zone. Here are our picks for the best classes on campus: Sahil Patel, Editor-in-Chief: Beginning Hindi I The Hindi I and II sequence equals 10 total credits and a Language & the Arts cluster.
Most people would generally agree that college tuition is expensive. We might even nod our heads to affirm that our college is more expensive than most. Even with the financial aid packages, the amount due every semester is by no means puny.
Academics are smart, highly educated, deeply intellectual people. Yet most of them insist on writing as if they failed Composition 101. Twice.