Join the Dream Project

The Dream Project is a student-run organization with over 400 mentors that support high school students in low-income areas in Seattle on applying to college and other post-secondary planning.

The details:

*  Mentor students on the crazy process that is college admissions & beyond!

*  You can take it for 2 credits or volunteer. For credit, register for EDUC 260 and EDUC 369 on your UW registration. To volunteer without earning credit, sign up here: http://www.washington.edu/dreamproject/get-involved/join/.

*  Lecture (EDUC 260) is on Mondays from 3:30-4:20 or 5:30-6:20 and covers important content related to the college application process, mentorship strategies, and social justice. Counts for I&S credit.

*  High School visits (EDUC 369) take place throughout the week at various times. There is also a high school breakout on Mondays 4:30-5:20pm

*  Transportation to the 16 different partner schools around the area is PROVIDED!

*  Meet awesome undergrads, find leadership opportunities, and make new friends!

*  Average commitment of 4-6 hours per week.

*  Writing credit available (see www.dreamproject.org/wcredit for details)

*  Schools that especially need more mentors include ACE (EDUC 369 A), Auburn (EDUC 369 G), and Kent-Meridian (EDUC 369 Q)

Still not sold? Check out this Buzzfeed article on Dream Project. If you have questions, email dreamproject@uw.edu

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