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Let’s face it: the college search process can be a little intimidating. Relax! Someone at Washington College is here to help.
We have admissions counselors and support staff members who are made available to you throughout the entire admissions process.
Your assigned counselor may visit your high school, be in your area for off-campus interviews, attend local college fairs, meet with you on campus during your visit, and will be the first person to read your application for admission when you’re ready to apply.
What’s it like to be a student at WAC? What will my residence hall look like? Will I like my roommate? How will I stay on top of classes and clubs? What clubs can I join? What can I do on the weekends?
Get the answers to these questions and more by reading these student blogs! First-year, sophomore, and junior students post regularly to share their lives with you.
Feel free to ask them individual questions via the blogs, but if you have a burning question you want answered now, send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org and we’ll answer the same day!
Kolkata, India/La Martiniere For Girls
Major: Political Science & English
Rhea had never stepped foot on Washington College before enrolling, but she just had the feeling- even through a computer- that this was the place for her. Adjusting to college far away from her home in India, this Junior is on an adventure.
Follow Rhea’s coffee-loving journey on her blog, “Express(o).”
Rockaway, NJ/Morris Hills HS
Major: Business Management & Economics
When Andy isn’t playing sports for fun, he’s talking about it. As the head broadcaster and editor for The Elm Sports Network, Andy spends his days discussing and writing about sports; and he wouldn’t have it any other way.
Score an inside look at WAC through Andy’s eyes with his blog “Chirico’s Corner.”
Baltimore, MD/Mount Saint Joseph HS
A biology major with a minor in chemistry, Travis is an officer of the Equestrian Team and spends lots of his time riding. Travis is also senior and member of the Safe Ride program at Washington College. When not riding in vans or on horses, Travis loves to travel, surf, film, hunt, and fish.
Ride along with Travis on his blog, “A Man’s Life in a World Full of Women.”
Ellicott City, MD/Loyola Blakefield HS
Concentration: Secondary Education
Ben is an English major following the Secondary Education Program. He has traveled to various locations for alternative break community service experiences as a member of Habitat for Humanity. He’s also an active member of EROS, Encouraging Respect of Sexuality.
Follow Ben’s experiences on his blog, “English Major Without a Pen.”
Forest, VA/Jefferson Forest HS
Major: Math & Computer Science
Minor: Dance & German
A liberal arts education is all about being well-rounded; and between math, computer science, dance, and German, Caroline is a living example of a holistic education.
Dance along with Caroline throughout her sophomore year on her blog “A Goose on the Loose.”
Aravaca, Spain/American School of Madrid
Major: Psychology & Sociology
Minor: Criminology & Spanish
Having never visited Washington College before enrolling, Maia simply had to trust that this was the place for her. Taking a leap of faith from Spain, she came in as a freshman and member of the varsity soccer team.
Follow Maia’s journey on her blog, “The Evolution of a Traveler.”
Brewster, NY/Brewster HS
Major: International Studies & Anthropology
Minor: Chinese & Spanish
Hannah just a sophomore but has already spent a year in Malaysia during high school, which inspired her choice in major- international studies. She is also a Chinese and Spanish minor, an International Student Guide, and a tutor at the Writing Center.
She epitomizes WAC’s motto of “unhurried conversations” with her blog, “Teacups and Textbooks.”
Phoenix, MD/Hereford HS
Major: Theater & English
Minor: Music & Creative Writing
Kaitlyn loves to write, act, and answer any questions you may have as you also take the leap into college. As a senior at WC, Kaitlyn has learned the ropes of the drama department and found a place to call her second home- Gibson Center for the Arts, the drama and music building on campus.
Follow Kaitlyn as she is “Stumbling to Adulthood” at Washington College.
Estell Manor, NJ/Buena Regional HS
As a junior, member of Habitat for Humanity, and Teaching Assistant for Microbiology Lab, Andrea has college pretty much figured out, but is still discovering all the “WACky” things this college has to offer.
“Tales of a Junior Girl” is a great place to start exploring what WAC has to offer if you’re interested in biology, pre-med, or simply life on campus.
Avon, CT/Miss Porter’s School
Before Emily can be on her way to becoming a nurse, she first has make it past the daily hurdles of college life.
Her authentic blog, “Almost Nursey Things,” is sure to make you laugh and is perfect for anyone interested in biology or nursing.
Smithtown, New York/Smithtown HS West
Major: Theatre & Business
Hailing from New York, Abbey has the Broadway bug with an interest in theater and singing. Involved in intramural soccer and theater productions Abbey has already begun following her dreams, from the moment she walked on campus.
Follow her blog, “Once Upon A Goose” to learn more about her life at WAC!
Clarksville, MD/River Hill HS
Major: French & Business
Jillian’s knack for fashion and photography is not all her light-hearted blog has to offer. A sister of Alpha Omicron Pi and French and Business major, Jill has a diverse college experience at Washington College.
Check out the fun surprises of Chestertown and WAC from the eyes of this sophomore student in her blog “Willful Fox.”
Minor: Creative Writing
For Caitlyn, college was just a hop over the Chesapeake Bay from her home in Annapolis. She has created her own piece of paradise in Chestertown as Student Life section editor for The Elm, copy editor for The Collegian, and Program Assistant at the Rose O’Neill Literary House.
Let Caitlyn show you “The WAC Way” as a wise senior.
Baltimore, Maryland/Mount de Sales Academy
Minor: Creative Writing & Music
Shannon has a range of campus involvement, from being a member of WACappella and AOII to a blogger at Admissions. A veteran of the Kiplin Hall Summer Program, she embraces all things English with wanderlust.
Follow Shannon on her blog, “Musings,” as she learns to live the Chestertown life.
Daejeon, South Korea/Taejeon Christian International School
Christine has a wide range of interests- from Economics and Engineering to Internationals and Political Science- truly embracing the spirit of the liberal arts. A freshman from the class of 2020, lover of theater, writing, reading, and photography, Christine’s blog is filled with surprises!
Tune in to her life on her blog, “The WACademic!”
Fairfax, VA/Fairfax HS
Minor: Creative Writing
Now a senior, Olivia loves the community she’s a part of at Washington College. Although she’s an English major, she works with the department of theatre, is the President of Poetry Club, and an officer for Sigma Tau Delta. How does she do it? Coffee and good friends.
Learn more about Olivia at “Warm Cups of Coffee.”