Looking Ahead – New Initiative Within the Dream Project!

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By Elizabeth Parker and Amrita Heer Elizabeth is the Scholarship Selection Committee Lead and the College and Career Readiness Program Director. She has been in the Dream Project for 10 quarters and has mentored at Global, Foster, and Ingraham. She is a senior, double-majoring in Math and Spanish. Amrita is the Program Support Coordinator. She… Read More


Dream Project Named a Finalist in Road Map Project Awards Ceremony!

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  We are excited to announce the University of Washington Dream Project has recently been named a finalist in the inaugural Road Map Project Awards Program!  Our dedication and commitment to increase equity and eliminate opportunity gaps for students in South King County and South Seattle has been recognized for the lifelong impacts being made everyday,… Read More


MLK Day of Service

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By Elisa Tran On Monday, a group of Dream Project and Pipeline Project members spent the morning beautifying the grounds of the Richard Hugo House in the heart of Capitol Hill. The Richard Hugo House is a nonprofit organization that offers writers of various skill levels a place to improve upon their works through their… Read More


Welcome back!

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Happy Friday, everyone! Congratulations on successfully transitioning from the couch to the library, also known as Week 1 of Winter Quarter. Winter Quarter is also the time to start working on those FAFSA and scholarship applications. For a little inspiration, look out for Dream Project’s annual FAFSA video, coming out soon! For a little taste of… Read More


Reflecting on Autumn Quarter

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By Jeremy Webb and Michael Zhang, Dream Project AmeriCorps Members How is it already almost finals week? This quarter has flown by and I can’t believe everything that the Dream Team has done in 11 short weeks! As the Dream Project continues to grow and make an impact in our community, we have begun to… Read More


AWW Roundup

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By Will Kittel, AWW Guest Relations Co-Lead November 16th-17th, we held our annual Admission Workshop Weekend (AWW). As you know, AWW is one of the Dream Project’s biggest events, where high school seniors from around western Washington come to work on their personal statements and college applications. This year had an amazing turnout. I mean,… Read More


AWW Preview

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As a lot of you may know, Admissions Workshop Weekend (AWW) is coming up this Saturday and Sunday! AWW is a Dream Project event on the UW Campus where high school seniors can come to work on their personal statements and fill out their college applications. (Remember the deadline for the UW app is Sunday,… Read More


The Importance of Being Fearless

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The following post is by Manmeet Dhami, Dream Project alum, Teach for America alum, and current Leadership for Educational Equity (LEE) Policy and Advocacy Fellow with the Washington State Democrats for Education Reform. She shares her experience of finder her passion and the potential of our education system. As a life-long resident of the Puget Sound… Read More


Tips for Personal Statements

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It’s that wonderful time of year again—time for Dream Project mentees to start working on those college applications and personal statements! The personal statement is a perfect opportunity for your mentees to really demonstrate who they are as a student and a unique individual. A daunting task at first, certainly. But it doesn’t have to… Read More


DP at the Dawg Dash

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By Sydney Peterson, Auburn High School Lead On Sunday, Dream Project had a handful of mentors participate in Dawg Dash. Some of them ran the 5K, others ran the 10K, but they all had an awesome time. I had the pleasure of setting up, running, and breaking down the table to promote Dream Project on… Read More