If you're new to EWU Admissions, carry on as if everything is normal. But if you've been to the site before, you'll notice some big changes. A new look. We've updated colors, fonts and images. (Lots of red! Go Eagles!) The new-look website is also made from 100% real EWU … [Read more...] about New look, new website
Archives for 2012
Little known and entirely unexpected fact: Spokane has an intensely vibrant skateboard subculture. Hop aboard the free bus to downtown Spokane some summer morning and count the designers, shopkeeps and students bombing down the South Hill to grab a coffee or complete a few … [Read more...] about Like to shred? Then shred Spokane.
Normally we wouldn't tackle this sometimes prickly question in a public forum, but we've been seeing more applications from students who took course credits at schools without regional accreditation. In many of these situations, those credits don't transfer to EWU. Sometimes … [Read more...] about Should I take classes at a school that isn't regionally accredited?
EWU has received a record number of applications for Fall 2012, and to keep class sizes small, we're closing the freshman application May 15. If you will be applying for admission as a freshman, you need to submit your application before May 15. You still have time! The … [Read more...] about Closing the freshman application May 15
Based on the decibel level and the foot traffic at Reese Court last weekend, you would have thought Eastern was playing an archrival and that the score was close. Real close. Buzzer-beating close. You would have been wrong. It was robots. Lots and lots of robots hooping it up … [Read more...] about Attending college robot-style
Marilyn Hagerty catapulted to Internet fame for her review of the Olive Garden, and my middle-of-nowhere, small-town heart loves it. The story, that is, not the Olive Garden. The Olive Garden is sometimes hard to love … but Marilyn—she’s something special. If you haven’t … [Read more...] about The Olive Garden reviewer
How do you know you’re seeing the “college” and not just the “marketing”? How do you get to the true heart of a college experience? This week, NPR released new standards for its journalists. For an organization as big and respected as NPR, this is a pretty big deal. It’s … [Read more...] about The impartial college
Just a friendly reminder: don't miss the priority deadlines on Feb. 15, 2012. Feb. 15: Priority Application Deadline Feb. 15: Priority FAFSA Deadline Feb. 15: Priority Scholarship Deadline Is your application incomplete? Be sure to send missing transcripts, test … [Read more...] about Don't miss Wednesday's priority deadlines
We just saw this in the Spokesman-Review (the regional paper for the second-largest city in Washington, which is just 15 minutes down the road), and we definitely thought it worth sharing: Demetrius Dennis shopped carefully to find the best college education for the … [Read more...] about Making every tuition dollar count
If you’re in the middle of your college search, you probably have one huge question: “Out of all the thousands of colleges in the world, which one is the best fit for me?” Traditionally, our society emphasizes two approaches to answering this question. One is the “true … [Read more...] about College fit: it's about you