UW Dream Project

Dream Project awarded the Doug Mason Memorial Award

The post below is from Emily Tran, Dream Project High School Lead Manager, about her experience at the Municipal League Civic Awards Banquet on Thursday, April 11, 2012. We were greeted with smiling faces and hands outstretched. The table linens looked crisp and the sound of chatter was merely a murmur under soft jazz. We

Shout Out to Year Up

The post below is from Marquez Taylor, Year Up alum and former Dream Project student. I want to start off by saying that everyone has their own journey; it’s up to you to go with it and embrace every moment of happiness, pain, sadness, or blankness. It will teach you more about yourself than the journey

Getting Involved: Alternative Spring Break

Getting Involved is a new series for current Dream Project mentors who are looking for new ways to get involved with education, leadership, and mentoring during their undergrad at UW. Today, we’re featuring a post by Clare Morrison, former high school lead at Foster High School and team leader for Alternative Spring Break, Toppenish. Instead

Looking Forward: Masters in Higher Education Administration

Looking Forward is a new series where we highlight various post-grad opportunities for senior mentors in Dream Project who want to stay connected to the world of education, leadership, and mentoring. This post is from Kelly Hoeft, a former Dream Project member who went on to pursue a Master’s in Higher Education Administration. My name

Looking Forward: AmeriCorps

Looking Forward is a new series where we highlight various post-grad opportunities for senior mentors in Dream Project who want to stay connected to the world of education, leadership, and mentoring. This post is from Jade Graddy, a current Planning Committee member and former AmeriCorps volunteer. Be a National Service Volunteer! After a few months

Looking Forward: The UW College of Education

Getting Involved is a new series for current Dream Project mentors who are looking for new ways to get involved with education, leadership, and mentoring during their undergrad at UW. Today, we’re featuring a post by Aurora Flores from the UW College of Education. So you’re wondering if education is the right path for you.

Introducing the College Greenlight Scholarship Marathon

The post below is from Krystina Bryiones, the Community Outreach Manager for College Greenlight We believe that all students deserve to attend a college that will allow them to succeed to their fullest potential. Finding that college, however, can be challenging for students how don’t have easy access to effective college admissions support and resources.

Getting Involved: the Education, Learning, and Society minor and the Diversity minor

Getting Involved is a new series for current Dream Project mentors who are looking for new ways to get involved with education, leadership, and mentoring during their undergrad at UW. Today, we’re featuring a post by Jamie Barnhorst, the Academic Advisor for the ELS and Diversity minors. Hi Dream Project Mentors, In the few short months

Looking Forward: Masters in Public Administration from the Evans School of Public Affairs

Looking Forward is a new series where we highlight various post-grad opportunities for senior mentors in Dream Project who want to stay connected to the world of education, leadership, and mentoring. This post is from Ben Overton, former Dream Project leader and current grad student in the UW Evans School of Public Affairs. Taking on

Low Income, High Potential

A few weeks ago, an article was published in The Atlantic claiming that many of the country’s “top-performing” students come from the bottom half or bottom quartile of income brackets. These students have a high potential to succeed in an intellectual environment, but without the academic support structure of their richer peers, they rarely apply

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