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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

September 2022

The APAP Volunteer Portal: new and improved We utilize the APAP Volunteer Portal to manage all interview assignments. We have redesigned it this season in order to make assigning interviews easier for you. Please send us any feedback, as we are are continually making improvements.   Students have already started matching in some committees. More information about […]

August 2022

This weekend is Chair Conference 2022 We are so excited to welcome many of you to campus this weekend for Chair Conference! The conference will begin on Friday evening, August 25, and run through the evening of Saturday, August 26.   If you will not be joining us in person, we invite you to participate in […]


We are no longer matching any new students to the Portal.  As of December 15 (December 22 for international committees), no new students have been added, so what you see in your Portal view is what you have left to assign/reassign for the remainder of the season.  We are nearly there!  Here are a few […]

Chair resources

You continue to ask great questions, and we have included them, along with responses, in the FAQ for chairs about assigning interviews.   Other helpful resources can be found on the Portal as well as in the chair resources section of the APAP website. As always, please don’t hesitate to reach out to APAP anytime with […]