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Making Connections is a college-readiness program serving Seattle high school students. 

 

The primary mission of Making Connections is to increase college enrollment and career interests in the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) fields. One hundred percent of our students are low-income, and most are the first in their family to attend college.

ABOUT THE PROGRAM

Our Making Connections program has continued to make strides, expanding our offerings to high school students across our local community.

Find more information about 2014-2015 Program by clicking here. 

How we support our students:

  • Individualized academic advising from the Making Connections team
  • Being paired with a mentor who supports and encourages students in their high school career and beyond
  • SAT/ACT preparation classes
  • Participation in conferences and college tours
  • Assist in searching for, editing, and submitting scholarships
  • After-school tutoring for all subjects (Math, Science, Writing, etc.)
  • Provide education on the college admissions process for students and parents
  • Help with writing and editing college application essays and personal statements
  • Develop skills in computer science through our Girls Who Code chapter
  • Direct assistance in understanding and completing the financial aid process

FOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS

Apply to be part of the program!

MENTOR PROGRAM

Making Connections students are matched with either a college student or professional who shares common educational and/or career interests. to support students in their transition to college.

To learn more about the program, click here.

TUTOR PROGRAM

Tutoring program provides the support and assist the education success for high school students. Tutoring is available on Monday – Friday from 3:30-6:30 pm and assist with Math, Chemistry, Biology, History, Physics, and Writing.

Apply to be a tutor by emailing the MC Program at wcmcp@uw.edu OR call at (206) 685-1090,

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