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Apply to STARS

Applicants to the STARS program must have been accepted as students to WSU or be current undergraduates. Entering freshmen need to have an excellent high school GPA. Preference is given to students from schools in Washington. Students who are already undergraduates must have a minimum GPA of 3.6 in their basic science and math classes. Students must show a clear interest in science as indicated by their high school and/or college coursework and experience. Students must show a strong interest in earning a doctorate in molecular biosciences at WSU, as communicated by their essay in the STARS application.

List all the science and math classes you have taken in either high school, Running Start, or at WSU and your final grade in each class:

Describe any activities or experiences that you feel have helped you prepare for university-level studies and research in the sciences: Limit 4000 characters.
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Describe your career plans and why you are interested in a program that could take you all the way to a doctorate degree in WSU's School of Molecular Biosciences: Limit 4000 characters.
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The application cycle window for applying to STARS is open as of Friday, December 22, 2017 and will close on Saturday, April 28, 2018.