Mentoring Students

College Prep scholars announced

Members of the newest cohort of high school students selected for the Washington University in St. Louis College Prep Program gathered for an orientation session at College Hall on the South Forty Campus in St. Louis Saturday, May 12, 2018. Chancellor Mark S. Wrighton, Associate Vice Chancellor for Community Engagement Leah Merrifield, Courtney Brewster, Associate Director of the College Prep Program, and Alana Flowers, Administrative Coordinator of the College Prep Program, delivered remarks. Photo by Sid Hastings / Washington University

Washington University in St. Louis has admitted 50 rising high school sophomores to its innovative College Prep Program, a multiyear initiative that prepares high-achieving students with limited financial resources for college. The students represent public, private and charter schools from across the region. They will live and study on campus for three summers,  participating in science labs, preparing their college essays and studying with top university faculty. Entering its fifth year, the program has track record of preparing high school students for college. Read more in The Source.