UW Dream Project


  • The Dream Project: No Better Team to Play For

    February 18, 2015

    UW Dream Project

    Megan Whitman | Advancement Lead Before I became the Advancement Lead for the Dream Project, I was one of the Ingraham High School Leads. In my time as a High School Lead we would often ask our mentors to write us letters sometimes detailing their experiences as a mentor, sometimes listing their concerns and questions…

  • Mentor of the Week - Sarah Mun

    February 15, 2015

    Melissa Galloway - Medsker

    Sarah Mun has been with Global High School since we first became HSLs in the Spring, so she’s been a part of this adventure from the beginning (something only two others can claim!).  From day one, she’s brought her enthusiasm and determination to support her mentees as much as she can.  Plus, she role models…

  • From Mentee to Mentor and Beyond

    January 26, 2015

    University of Washington

    Written by Audrey Lawrence Already on her way to a career in education, UW sophomore Meili Powell credits the Dream Project with helping define her path. Adopted from China at an early age, Powell’s adoptive mother was a consistent figure of support throughout her childhood. Her mom remarried when she was in 2nd grade and during Powell’s freshman year of…

  • Admissions Workshop Weekend - A Huge Success

    December 3, 2014

    Melissa Galloway - Medsker

    Dream Project’s largest event of the year, Admissions Workshop Weekend (AWW), is an annual event at the University of Washington campus, held this year on November 15th and 16th.  During the Autumn quarter preceding college application deadlines, high school seniors are offered transportation from their high schools to campus where they attend a brief information session…

  • Mentor of the Week - Roman Hurst

    November 24, 2014

    Melissa Galloway - Medsker

    Hard work and dedication pays off.  Congratulations to this week's mentor, Roman Hurst! Roman is a first quarter mentor at Chief Sealth and exhibits the true ethos of the Dream Project. When supporting his mentees, he's very invested in not only helping a student craft their personal statement, create a list of extracurricular activities, and/or…