stolli wrote: fl0w wrote: romothesavior wrote:
acadec wrote:How would you refer to WUSTL in an admissions essay if you didn't want to repeat "Washington University School of Law" over and over? Is "Wash U Law" ever used?
Wash U is probably fine. That's how we usually refer to the school.
Let me add my pespective as someone who went there for undergrad and is familiar with school policy on this.
They actually HATE being referred to as Wash U. There is a real effort to get away from it.
Washington U. is preferred over that.
Almost anything that doesn't abbreviate to "Wash" is acceptable.
from every single person i have talked to who went here as UG this is 100% untrue. everybody revers to it as Wash U and in fact i saw sweatshirts sold by the school that say Wash U. on them. So...
Regardless of how people actually refer to it on campus, I was relating what the administration prefers. Sorry, but I'm actually right on this. How everyone refers to it and what the university prefers are two different things.
Personally I never call it Wash U outside of St Louis because people have no idea what that means. And I wouldn't call it Wash U to the school because they don't like that abbreviation. But yes tons of people on campus and in StL call it Wash U colloquially.
But an admissions essay (at least when I wrote mine) is not colloquial.