UW Dream Project

October 31, 2012

For High School Students: Tips for Surviving the SAT


In high school, I took nine standardized tests: the Connecticut state test equivalent to the WASL called the CAPT, five AP exams, and three SATs. I have friends who took even more exams than I did, and by graduation, we were exhausted. I find myself experiencing sympathy pains as our current cohort of high school…

October 29, 2012

Welcome to the Dream Project Blog!


Hello! My name is Lauren and I am a mentor in the UW Dream Project . . . and this is our blog! I came up with the idea after searching for law schools, and discovered that the Stanford Law School Admissions Counselor writes a regular blog. Her posts were so heartfelt and funny, and…

October 10, 2012

Dream Project and Partners Host College Application Completion Events


This fall, Dream Project is partnering with other organizations such as the National Educational Loan Association (NELA), College Success Foundation (CSF), Community Center for Education Results (CCER) to plan and organize the Road Map to College Campaign. In the fall, we will collectively host 23 College Application Completion Events throughout King County, partnering with schools,…

October 7, 2012

Admissions Workshop Weekend 2012


The Dream Project is gearing up for its biggest event of the season! All high school students in the Puget Sound region are invited to attend the Dream Project’s Admissions Workshop Weekend on November 3rd and 4th. The Dream Project invites college admissions counselors, writing tutors, and its own mentors to campus for an intensive…

October 2, 2012

Dream Project In The Times


Last week, the Seattle Times wrote about one South Seattle School District’s efforts to increase the number of students pursuing college after graduation. The UW Dream Project was highlighted as one part of that effort, recognizing our efforts to support high school seniors as one part of a larger effort to change the college going…