Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity

Frequently Asked Questions

Upward Bound Math Science

Not sure how to start navigating these STEM Resources? Each section of questions below should help you find the appropriate page to visit. Need help with something more specific? Email lsamp@uw.edu.

Advising and Counseling

    • What courses should I take for Running Start?
    • How do I prepare in high school for STEM courses in college?
    • Can I get help planning out my first two years of college?
    • Where can I find information about STEM majors?
    • I am struggling academically due to a personal hardship, where can I get help?
    • How does my major connect to a career?

Advising and Counseling

Financial Aid

    • How do I pay for college?
    • How does financial aid work?
    • Can I get help filling out my FAFSA?
    • Where can I find more money for school?

Financial Aid

Instructional Support

    • I am struggling in one of my classes, where can I get help?
    • Where can I find help for any given subject?
    • High school did not prepare me to study/learn like this. How can I get help?

Instructional Support

Life After College

    • What is graduate school?
    • What is professional school?
    • What can I do with a major in…?
    • Can I get help applying for an internship?
    • How do I prepare to apply for graduate or professional school (i.e. Medical School, Dental School, Pharmacy, etc)
    • Where can I locate internship opportunities?

Life After College

Research

    • What is undergraduate research?
    • Do I need research?
    • How do I get involved in undergraduate research?
    • Can I get paid to work in a research lab?

Research

Transfer Students

    • What should I know about transferring?
    • How can I prepare to transfer from a 2-year to a 4-year?
    • How are community colleges different from universities?

Transfer Students