Welcoming our admitted students

This is our favorite time of the year where we as parents, alumni, and families get an opportunity to participate in a number of events for admitted students and their families that are unique to WashU. You are an essential part of this initiative to welcome students and provide information about our amazing university. Ways […]

Guidance for completing the APAP Interview Report Form

We value the notes you share with us in interview reports as part of your conversations with our prospective students. We hope the following ensures your notes are reflective of best practices and as helpful as possible to the application readers given the time and effort you spend meeting with our candidates. Great notes involve […]

Welcome from APAP parent chairs

The call that changed it all Fall has arrived and as many of us are preparing for the cold weather, several students around the globe are dreaming of making WashU their academic home. At WashU, you are never alone in the admissions process and our family is living proof of how this unique operation initiated […]

Welcome from APAP’s new executive chair

Welcome to the 2023- 2024 Alumni and Parents Admission Program (APAP) season! My name is Pamela Bookbinder Clarke, AB’06, and I am honored to serve as your new APAP executive chair. For the past three years, I had the privilege of serving as vice chair, and have chaired the NJ APAP program for over ten […]

Thanks for a great season!

Thanks to these APAP interviewers who conducted 10 or more interviews during the 2022-23 season! Sophie Allison, ILCH1 David Bass, MNMSP David Bondor, TXSAN Gagana Borra, TNNSH Erik Brinkman, REGNE Michael Byrne, WIMAD Stanley Chang, ZZNAP Austin Chen, KSKSC Max Comisky, FLORL Jim Crisanti, PAPIT Brian Davis, ZZ295 Doug Fisher, MDBLT Jamie Fuhrman, ILCH1 Malini […]

Farewell from the Litchmanns

Dear APAP parent volunteers, We wish to thank each and every one of you for volunteering your time to introduce and welcome families to WashU. It is with some bittersweetness that we are aging out of our role as parent chairs of APAP. Our son, Ian, just graduated from WashU and we have recently returned […]

Spring volunteer opportunities for APAP parents

2023 is well underway, and we are heading into the time of the year when we most rely on our enthusiastic cadre of APAP parent volunteers. The active involvement of APAP parent volunteers is critical during this season—first in encouraging admitted students to choose Wash U and then once they do commit to WashU, to […]

October 2022

Interview Updates Most of you have received emails alerting you that you have interviews to assign in the Portal. The emails are sent weekly (on Wednesdays) to chairs who have applicants to assign. These could be new applicants who have matched to the Portal, applicants who were declined by the interviewer assigned, or assignments that […]

October 2022

What’s New in APAP? Welcome to the 2022-23 Alumni and Parents Admission Program (APAP) season! My name is Jason Lewis (BU07, JD13), and I am honored to return as your APAP executive chair for my final term. I have also served as chair for the St. Louis central committee for the past several years. I […]