Academically, students are quick to praise the “strong” pre-med program, which provides excellent MCAT prep. Regardless of major, students warn us that no one should expect to breeze through classes here. Indeed, courses “are difficult.” Students greatly enjoy learning from professors who “are always engaged and passionate about what they’re teaching.”
Boredom is practically nonexistent at Wash U. There’s never a day that passes without some form of exciting entertainment. Certainly, extracurricular options abound and “anyone can find organizations on campus that pursue his/her interest.” A freshman strongly agrees sharing, “Everyone gets involved with different student groups on campus, from environmental awareness groups to improv groups.” Additionally, the Greek system is another “major source of entertainment for students.” Lastly, hometown St. Louis is a “really cool city for the people willing to explore it.” Undergrads can enjoy everything from “art galleries and museums to exquisite restaurants and a well-frequented stadium for the Cardinal’s baseball games [as well as] other sports.