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Math Science Upward Bound, University of WashingtonUniversity of Washington

Academic Year

During the academic year, students have weekly contact with UW STEMsub staff. Tutoring and academic support services are provided for all students at their schools, including course selection for college admission into STEM majors. Each student receives assistance in meeting graduation requirements and attends PSAT, SAT, and ACT workshops. Seniors receive help in choosing and applying to colleges, applying for financial aid and scholarships, and completing the FAFSA as well as financial literacy workshops. Here is an overview of the services provided to students during the academic year.


Michael Tutoring

Tutoring

UW STEMsub tracks student progress throughout the Academic Year and provides tutoring to ensure that our students excel in all of their classes. The students receive tutoring from our Curriculum Coordinator, Michael Coats, with all levels of Math, Chemistry, and Physics at their schools, and can get additional help in other subjects from UW STEMsub staff by appointment and on the UW campus. The UW STEMsub Academic Advisor is also available for assistance with Literature and Writing.

Chief Sealth  HS Cleveland STEM HS Franklin HS
Tuesdays
9:30am – 4:30pm
Library
Thursdays
9:30am – 4:30pm
Room 2215
Wednesdays
9:30am – 4:30pm
Counseling Office

Math Science Upward Bound Students

Academic Advising

UW STEMsub Academic Advisor, Dena Jones, visits Chief Sealth, Cleveland, and Franklin high schools to provide individual help for college applications, admissions essays, and other academic needs to ensure students’ success in high school and admission to college or universities. She also helps students improve their writing skills.

Chief Sealth HS Cleveland STEM HS Franklin HS
Every other Wednesdays
9:30am – 12:45pm
Library
Every other Wednesdays
1:00am – 4:30pm
Room 2215
Thursdays
9:30am – 4:30pm
Counseling Office

Math Science Upward Bound Students

Saturday Workshops

In Saturday workshops UW STEMsub students receive assistance in standardized tests and in researching and preparing college, scholarship, and financial aid applications. These workshops are offered for Seniors in the Fall, and Juniors in the Spring.

Date  Senior’s College Application, Financial Aid and Scholarships Workshop
Sept. 30  Researching Colleges and Formulating Your College Application Plan
Oct. 7  Financial Aid Overview and FAFSA Completion
Oct. 21  OMAD iDub Workshop for students applying to UW Seattle
Nov.  4  Coalition and Common Application Overview; Work on College Applications
Nov. 11  Complete College Applications
Jan. 13, 2018  Scholarship Overview and Application Workshop, Washington State Opportunity Scholarship Presentation and Completion

Junior’s Scholarship and Test Prep Workshop
Student prepare for the SAT and ACT College Admission tests. They review Math, Reading, and Writing fundamentals required to score well on the newly revised SAT and learn effective test-taking strategies and techniques. Specially designed practice tests allow us to create and individual training plans to help students achieve their highest possible score. They also research colleges so they can start choosing which ones to apply to and get started on applying for scholarships.


Webinar

Webinars

UW STEMsub offers online seminars (webinars) presented by college admission and financial aid experts and other guest speakers. These webinars give students insights and tips on how to prepare the most effective applications and maximize the amount of financial aid and scholarships they receive.

PAST WEBINARS

University of Washington Application Webinar
How to Find and Win Scholarships
How to Complete the Common Application and Apply to Seattle University
University of Washington Financial Aid Workshop