Washington Wednesday series

Join us this summer (virtually) to learn more about the UW, meet our students and learn how apply.


Maximizing your college search

Not sure where to begin your college search? Let us help. This session will review free college planning tools, share guidance from counseling colleagues on the high school side along with recommendations from UW admissions.

Panelists:

Megan Diefenbach, M.Ed.
College Counselor
Holy Names Academy

Derek Rogers
Director of College Counseling
Rainier Scholars

Kelsey Mark
Senior Admissions Counselor
University of Washington 

Date: Wednesday, July 8

Time: 5 – 6 p.m. Pacific Time

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UW student panel

Hear it from a Husky! Join current UW students to get all your questions answered about what it’s like to be a Husky.

Date:  Wednesday, July 15

Time: 5 – 6 p.m. Pacific Time

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How to fill out the Coalition application

Join UW admissions counselors as we walk you through the required components of the Profile (shared part of the Coalition application). Bring your questions, we’ll provide the answers!

Panelists:

SeEun Kim, Senior International Admissions Counselor

HtooShar Mon, Multicultural Outreach & Recruitment Admissions Counselor

Ben Siegel, Admissions Counselor

Kelsey Mark, Senior Admissions Counselor

Date:  Wednesday, July 22

Time: 5 – 6 p.m. Pacific Time

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UW student panel

Hear it from a Husky! Join current UW students to get all your questions answered about what it’s like to be a Husky.

Date:  Wednesday, August 5

Time: 5 – 6 p.m. Pacific Time

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Running Start (UW College in the High School and other dual enrollment programs) and the UW application

Join UW Assistant Director of Admissions Carlos Williams, along with advising colleagues as we walk through the application process and how to best prepare for your intended major (if you have one).

Panelists:

Carlos Williams
Assistant Director of Admissions

Tim Stetter
Director, UW in the High School

Anne Molenda
Director of High School Programs at South Puget Sound Community College

Date:  Wednesday, August 12

Time: 5 – 6 p.m. Pacific Time

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Presentación de admisión en español

Panelists:

Heber Molina
Multicultural Outreach & Recruitment Admissions Counselor

Natalia Esquival Silva
College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP) Recruiter

Date:  Wednesday, August 19

Time: 5 – 6 p.m. Pacific Time

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Applying to the UW Honors Program

Learn more about applying to the UW Honors Program. What makes the program unique? What makes the strongest candidates? We’ll cover it all and answer your questions.

Panelists:

Brook B. Kelly
Associate Director of Academic Services, UW Honors Program

Jocelyn De Jong
Associate Director of Admissions

Date:  Wednesday, August 26

Time: 5 – 6 p.m. Pacific Time

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UW student panel

Hear it from a Husky! Join current UW students to get all your questions answered about what it’s like to be a Husky.

Date:  Wednesday, September 2

Time: 5 – 6 p.m. Pacific Time

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Removing the SAT/ACT requirement 

Join Paul Seegert, Director of Admissions and other UW admissions professionals on this panel discussion on the removal of the SAT/ACT requirement for admission.

Date:  Wednesday, September 9

Time: 5 – 6 p.m. Pacific Time

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Past sessions

Writing your UW essays

Learn more about the University of Washington writing section of the application and how it’s used in holistic review. Pick up some tips on how to best tell your story.

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