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’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 […]

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 […]

September 2022

Welcome to APAP’s 2022-23 season of recruiting, interviewing, enrolling, and welcoming talented students from around the world! Thank you for all you will do to help personalize the admissions process for students and their families. As we celebrate our 30th year of APAP, we will be looking back at our three decades and invite you to […]

Celebrating and coping with admissions decisions

In the admissions world, spring is a time for celebration for many applicants. This year, WashU received over 33,000 applications for a class size of approximately 1,800. The overall admit rate is just about 10%–the lowest in the university’s history. APAP members interviewed a sizable portion of those students (and future WashU alumni!), and I know how […]

Reunions on campus

Reunions will be taking place on campus in April, May, and June for all classes celebrating this year, as well as those who didn’t have the opportunity to reunite in 2021. We are planning lots of ways for you to gather with old friends; see what’s changed on campus and what’s stayed the same; learn from […]