Kolod Aljohani Finds Strength at EWU

Kolod Aljohani is an International Student from Saudi Arabia. She and her husband Tariq Alrefai came to EWU three years ago after he researched midsized colleges with reputable engineering programs. He liked that EWU’s main campus was in a small town as this would keep distractions to a minimum during the week, but with Spokane … Read more

Admitted Student Day: The Things You Missed About Admissions

In April, EWU hosted one of the largest admissions events in over 10 years, Admitted Student Day. We filled the two largest auditoriums on campus, nearly filled a third, and an estimated 1,000 people took part in the day-long event. For those students looking to make their college decision, the day provided more than just … Read more

College Application Playlist

Everyone needs good vibes in the last few days before a deadline, so we've put together a college application playlist to tell you how we feel about your application and to give you some motivational melodies this Valentine's Day weekend. Fair warning: all links lead to YouTube. Good news: none of the links take you … Read more

Waitlisted in California?

You may have seen the news: 472,000 students have been waitlisted for community colleges in California. To put that number in perspective, that’s bigger than the entire population of cities like Kansas City, Atlanta, Minneapolis, St. Louis or Oakland. It’s almost as many people as the entire state of Wyoming. In fact, it’s bigger than … Read more

I’m admitted, but where’s my financial aid?

It’s the time of year when students worry less about admissions and more about financial aid, and because you’ve got questions, we’ve put together some answers. But First … You’ve Got Time Relax. Do some yoga. Find your inner Zen. You have until May 1 to confirm your admissions to EWU. In fact, you have … Read more

I missed the priority deadline? Now what?

A record number of applications arrived on Feb. 15 this year, and that means more and more students waited until the absolute last minute to apply. Unfortunately, many students who wait end up missing the priority application deadline, which means they’re at a disadvantage when it comes to receiving an admission decision, receiving scholarships, and … Read more