We seem to have reached that time of the year when people begin applying for jobs and internships, a process that brings a wave of stress and anxiety along with it.
Future applicants to Washington University will be required to submit a supplemental essay with their application materials starting fall 2019.
Washington University has joined over 80 elite public and private universities in designing a new application system, which should offer an alternative to the widely used Common Application in order to increase applications from underserved communities.
The number of applicants for Washington University’s Fall 2011 entering class increased more than it has in the past decade this year, rising 15.57 percent. Like many colleges across the nation, Washington University has witnessed a steady increase in applications in recent years. However, this is the first year that the number of applicants increased by double-digits, an almost 100 percent increase from last year’s 7.94 percent rise.
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