Washington University in St. Louis Student Panel

Recorded Friday, September 25 at 08:00 PM

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School information

Washington University in St. Louis | WashU

Saint Louis, MO

Ask current WashU students questions about academics, campus life, dorm living, and more. Livestream viewers will get to vote on questions and ask their own!

Meet the panelists: Neha, Dora, Karina

Neha is a junior from Chicago Illinois in the College of Arts in Sciences. She is pursuing a double major in Neuroscience and Classics on the pre-med track. Neha is a captian of Wash U Bhangra, Secretary of GirlUp WashU, active member of PESTL and Our chance to dance, a non profit that teaches dance to deaf kids. Outside of school she enjoys taking dance classes, traveling, and reading anything she can get her hands on.

Dora is a junior originally from San Diego, California, but is now living in Chicago when she is not studying at Washington University in St. Louis. She is pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in Neuroscience and will be applying to medical school this spring. Dora started her own club, a chapter of Save a Child’s Heart (a medical nonprofit that performs pro-bono heart surgeries to children around the world), a works in a Neuroscience and Genetics Lab part-time. Outside of school, she enjoys watching movies, hanging out with her friends, and traveling.

Karina, a current junior at Washington University in St. Louis from Pleasanton, California, is pursuing a major in Neuroscience and a minor in Psychology. Karina is President of her a capella group, Sur Taal Laya, Health Clinic Chair of Partners in East St. Louis, Director of Outreach for a nonprofit, Artists for Hope, and is involved in research at a neuroimaging lab at WashU Medical School. Outside of school, she loves to sing, play the ukulele and piano, spend time with friends and family, and travel.

School information

Washington University in St. Louis | WashU

Saint Louis, MO
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Audience questions

These are questions from the audience that we had time to answer during the live session. If you have any other questions, you can request an answer from Maya and other CollegeVine experts in an upcoming livestream or on the Q&A Forum anytime.
13:33@anonymous:What are some of the things that you believed strengthened your application to not just WashU but at other schools? I'm also applying to Emory and SLU's Med Scholars program so I would love to get some general tips!
17:55@anonymous:I'm interested in Neuroscience and Psychology, but leaning more towards research vs' practicing as a medical doctor. Are there lots of research opportunities available for undergrads at WashU?
20:47@anonymous:What does the social life look like?
20:55@anonymous:What is Greek life like on campus?
26:48@anonymous:Since WashU is in close proximity to SLU, do you guys interact with SLU students much?
27:21@anonymous:How is the study abroad experience? Are there alot of students who do it? Do most students do it over the summer or during a certain semester? Do the credits transfer well? Or do some people end up graduating later because of it?
31:50@mat:How is the relationship with professors? Do you get one on one time?
32:37@anonymous:Are there many cultural organizations? Specifically, Indian orgs?
38:04@anonymous:What is your favorite tradition at WashU?
41:03@anonymous:How about the political atmosphere on campus?
43:41@HavanaDC:what is campus life and living in dorms like?
46:04@TK048:How is the food and meal plans there?
50:45@TK048:How is the campus security? Do you usually feel safe on campus?


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