WSU is now requiring a writing diagnostic test (Junior Writing Portfolio) to determine whether or not your writing abilities have advanced to the point where you can handle the writing demands of upper-division courses and courses in your major.
The writing portfolio is not required until after students are admitted to the BSN program. It is recommended that students save papers from their coursework at EWU for this purpose.
This Writing Portfolio Consists of two parts:
- A Packet consisting of three graded samples of your writing from previous courses. You will need to collect three writing samples from three different college-level courses. The papers must be the original work. Transfer students may submit graded writing samples from courses at the institution from which you transferred.
- A timed writing exam which consists of composing two essays in two hours under the supervision of an acceptable proctor. The timed portion of the Writing Exam will happen during your first semester at WSU.
For more information, see WSU’s Writing Portfolio page.