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The UW values the diversity of experience, culture and talent of our students. You aren’t just a GPA and a set of test scores. We want to know more.


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Your Husky Experience doesn’t end when you leave the classroom. The time you spend outside of class can be just as transformative.

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Jakarta, Indonesia
During my time as a Husky, I’ve experienced firsthand the impact of technology in our daily lives. Inspired by these, I decide to pursue undergraduate research in Seattle Children’s Innovative ...

B.S., Informatics

Basrah, Iraq
My home in Iraq has never been an accessible place, but it’s always home. So much of my life has been building bridges and seizing opportunities, and my time at UW has been no different. As much as ...

Mohammed Mushtak
B.S., Bioengineering

Monroe, WA
I want to ensure that all Husky Nurses feel competent in caring for those who have experienced interpersonal trauma. While at the UW, I have created opportunities for nursing students to gain ...

B.S., Nursing

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