Academic Support Programs: Seeking Tutor-Mentors for 2017-2018

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Attention, Juniors & Seniors!

Looking for a way to make a difference and give back?

Want to gain teaching/mentoring experience?

Want to learn about educational equity?


Sign up to be a Tutor-Mentor; take EDUC 401 L & M

UW’s Academic Support Programs is offering a service-learning seminar titled “EDUC 401: Higher Education Tutoring and Mentorship”. This weekly seminar introduces tutor-mentors to tutoring, mentoring, and teaching methodologies. Students apply what they learn in class through tutoring and mentoring new transfer, first-year, and sophomore students who are transitioning socially, culturally, and academically to the UW. This is a great opportunity for seasoned students to give back to the UW by sharing their knowledge and experience.

  • Seminar meets on Mondays from 3:30-4:50 PM or from 6:00-7:20 PM
  • Tutoring takes place anywhere on or near campus, you decide the times
  • Receive 2 credits for working with one student, or 3 credits for working with two students
  • A letter of recommendation will be available upon request after completion of the seminar

For more information, visit our website at:

For registration information, please contact Adiam Tesfay at:

UW School of Medicine – Admissions forums

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The UW School of Medicine Admissions office would like to invite you and/or your students to attend our 2017 Admissions Forum Sessions. Forum I will focus on crafting a competitive application and Forum II will focus on preparing for a successful interview. These sessions will be led by the Associate Dean of Admissions, Dr. Carol Teitz.

Forum I: “The Application” – Wednesday, May 17, 4:00 – 5:00 pm

Forum II: “The Interview” – Thursday, June 8, 4:00 – 5:00 pm

Location: UW Health Sciences Building (HSB) T-435, also via live webinar

Registration is required to attend, virtually or in person. Please register for each session individually. If you or your students are unavailable during these times, recordings will also be posted afterwards on our website.