UW Dream Project

Admissions Workshop Weekend

November 14th & 15th, 2015

Admissions Workshop Weekend (AWW) is the largest on campus event Dream Project hosts. The Dream Project invites high school seniors to the UW Seattle campus for an intensive weekend of college application work. College admissions counselors, writing tutors, and Dream Project mentors will be present to assist students in applying to colleges and post secondary education opportunities. Students may come being at any point in the college application process or having not started at all and receive support through to completion. Assistance with completing financial aid paperwork and scholarships is also available. Lunch and snacks will be provided free of cost. There will also be a Resource Fair featuring representatives from different colleges and programs.

Contact AWW Event Lead, Haley Strandberg with questions at hstrandberg@comcast.net

Event RSVP

About the Event

When November 14th & 15th, 2015, 10 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
High school seniors and Dream Scholars have the option of attending one or both days. The 10 am Admissions Info Session will occur both mornings and only needs to be attended once by students, parents and/or guardians, but all are welcome to attend either or both sessions. Parents/guardians are welcome to stay longer than the informational meeting if they’d like!
Where University of Washington Seattle Campus
Kane Hall 130 (10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.)
Mary Gates Hall (11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.)
Who High school seniors.
What High school seniors and UW Dream Scholars will be finalizing personal statements and applications with the assistance of UW Dream Project students, writing tutors, and admissions counselors.
Food Snacks and lunch will be provided.
Getting There The Dream Project will provide a bus from your high school to UW and back on both days. The bus schedule will be posted in mid October. Parking is also provided for free.

What To Bring

  • List of schools to which you plan to apply (if you have one)
  • Your Dream Project Participant Workbook (if you have one)
  • Draft copy of personal statement, both on paper and electronically (if possible)
  • Any other admissions or applications related materials
  • A laptop (if you have one). Computers will be provided if you do not have a laptop.


  • Dream Project Busses:
    • The Dream Project will offer bus transportation to UW from selected partner high schools in the morning and back in the evening.  If you attend a school that is not listed below you can catch a bus at the nearest high school campus listed below. If planning on riding a Dream Project provided bus, make sure to RSVP and indicate from which location you will be catching the bus as space will be limited. Bus pick-up times will be emailed to students that RSVP.
  • Bus Transportation provided at:
    Evergreen Campus (TEC/AAA/HS3)
    Tyee Campus (Ace/Global)
    Chief Sealth High School
    Rainier Beach High School
    Cleveland High School
    Federal Way High School
    Ingraham High Schools
    Auburn High School
    KM High School
    Foster High School
    Renton High School
  • If driving and parking:
    • Take I-5 North to the 45th Ave/Univ. of Wash. Exit. Turn right on 45th Ave. Turn right on 15th Ave. Turn Left on NE 41st, into the Central Plaza Parking Garage. Parking is free on Saturdays if you mention “AWW” at the parking gatehouse and free on Sunday for all.
  • If taking the Metro:
    • Refer to the trip planner at: tripplanner.metrokc.gov
    • Type in your starting point and the destination: “15TH AVE NE & NE CAMPUS PKWY”
    • Then walk east over the walking bridge on to campus