Brookings Hall seen in a heart in a red box

WashU love stories: Six campus crushes that turned into lifelong love

By Constance Gibbs and Matt Hampton | Feb. 14, 2024 “Matchmaking” isn’t one of WashU’s official programs, but there’s just something about this place that can bring two soulmates together. Look no further than our alumni for proof! After the overwhelming response to last year’s true-love tales, we’re sharing even more “how we met” stories […]

February 2024 APAP Chair Update

Thank you for a great start to 2024!  We had 29 APAP Interview Days in January and have been receiving many interview report forms from interviewers.      Interviews  4,209 interview reports have been submitted as of today, and 868 APAP alumni volunteers conducted one or more interviews this season.  The deadline for interviewers to submit […]

January 2024 APAP Chair Update

Happy New Year!  We are in the home stretch of the interview season! Thank you for continuing to assign and reassign Regular Decision interviews in your Portal and for all your help with staffing Interview Days throughout the country.  Two-factor update As you may know, WashU IT has recently made some changes to the two-factor […]

December 2023 APAP Chair Update

Happy Holidays! Happy Holidays from the APAP staff!  Thank you so much for all you continue to do for WashU.  We have been receiving excellent feedback from students about their APAP interviews.  An applicant from Sri Lanka wrote this about their interview: “I began to get to know WashU so much more deeper. Things you […]

The classical dance team performs bharatanatyam, a dance style from Tamil Nadu in southern India.

Diwali shines brightly among the WashU community

By Matt Hampton | Nov. 9, 2023 For decades, Diwali celebrations have brought together the South Asian students and alumni of Washington University in St. Louis. Diwali, known as the festival of lights, is one of India’s most significant holidays. In India, it is a five-day festival in which celebrants illuminate their homes, streets, and […]

November 2023 APAP Chair Update

Thank you! As we come upon the busiest time of the interview season as well as the Thanksgiving holiday, we pause to thank you for the time and talent you are giving to WashU.  We truly appreciate all you do to make connections between students and our outstanding alumni and parent volunteers. While you have […]

October 2023 Chair Update

A great start to the 2023-24 season! Happy fall!  We’ve had a great start to the APAP season.  To date, 684 applicants have been matched for APAP interviews, 57 college fairs are being staffed by APAP volunteers, and Kick-Offs and Recruitment Happy Hours are in full swing.   Please read these monthly chair updates, as they […]

August 2023 Chair Update

Please read these monthly chair updates, as they are the best way to stay up-to-date regarding what’s happening in APAP and at WashU. All members—including chairs—will receive a separate member update email each month.  Your to-do list As we kick of a new season, there are a few tasks we’re asking each chair to complete […]