UW Dream Project


Save The Dates: Spring Events Are Coming

This year we have three exciting events happening in the Spring! Catch up on the details here

Year Three of the CCRA Program

Read about how much the CCRA Program has grown in the past three years.

Admissions Workshop Weekend - A Success For All

Hundreds of high school students came to UW to work on college applications. Read more about it.

Dream Project Receives $50,000 From Safeco/Liberty Mutual

Read about the latest grant awarded to the program.

  • Save The Dates For Spring Events

    March 23, 2016

    UW Dream Project


    Spring is one of the most exciting times for events in the Dream Project. This year we have three big events going on, Spring BBQ, Live The Dream and Spring Football Saturday! At Spring BBQ, high school juniors will come to UW from all of our partner schools to get a full college experience. The…

  • Admissions Workshop Weekend Wrap-Up

    February 26, 2016

    UW Dream Project


    The 2015 Admissions Workshop Weekend (AWW), Dream Project’s largest work session event of the year, was a huge success—for both mentees and mentors! AWW is held every year on the UW campus during the Autumn quarter preceding college application deadlines. High school seniors are offered transportation from their high schools to campus. Then, after a brief…

  • Leadership Spotlight: Heber Garcia

    February 26, 2016

    UW Dream Project


    I first heard about Dream Project as a senior at Mount Rainier High School (Heber is pictured above, second from the left). I was getting ready to apply to my dream school, the University of Washington. Only thing was, I had no idea how to start. No one in my family had graduated from high…

  • Leadership Spotlight: Mikaela Frank

    February 26, 2016

    UW Dream Project


    My name is Mikaela Frank. I am a senior majoring in Environmental Studies and minoring in Anthropology, with the hopes of going into Sports Sustainability. I am currently one of the College and Career Readiness Assistant (CCRA) Coordinators as well as a Steering Manager. Last year I was a CCRA at Auburn High School and…

  • Year Three of the CCRA Program

    February 26, 2016

    UW Dream Project


    Amrita Heer, Program Support Coordinator It's hard to believe but we are in our third year of the CCRA program with 35 CCRAs at 33 schools (22 high schools and 11 middle schools)! This has been the smoothest start to the year thanks to how incredible the CCRAs are this year as well as the…