Hometown: Seattle, WA
Affinity Group: African American/Black
Major: Business Administration
Languages Spoken: English, Tigrinya
Why I came to the UW: No other school in the state has the network and access to professional and academic resources like UW. There is a a community for everyone if you’re willing to find it.
Hometown: Wapato, WA
Affinity Group: Hispanic/Latinx
Major: Double majoring in Psychology and Sociology
Languages Spoken: English and Spanish
Why I came to the UW: I chose to attend the University of Washington because I wanted to take action in expanding my horizons to interact with people from various different cultural groups. I truly believe that attending this school has given me a multitude of knowledge and experience with many different people that have made me more conscious of my position and identity at this school and how I can utilize it to help others as I move forward as an individual.
Hometown: New York City
Affinity Group:African American/Black
Major: Molecular, Cell, Developmental Biology
Languages Spoken: Mandinka, English
Why I came to the UW: I chose to come to UW because of the many opportunities and resources it provides for those interested in STEM and the proximity to my family.
Hometown: Born in Sàigòn, raised in Seattle, WA! (among 3 other states we don’t talk about)
Affinity Group: Southeast Asian
Major: Informatics + Applied Mathematics
Languages Spoken: Vietnamese, Spanish, English
Why I came to the UW: I chose to come to UW because I knew I would thrive with the abundant opportunities available at a big school 🙂 … and financial aid because I get to graduate debt free!
Hometown: Puyallup, Washington
Affinity Group: American Indian/Alaska Native
Major: Intended LSJ
Languages Spoken: English
Why I came to the UW: I chose to come to the University of Washington because it has always been my number one school for a very long time and once going to college became serious I had exceptional grades and determination to know that UW was and is the best fit for me.