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Take a Pokémon Go-style tour of UW’s future computer science building

Seattleites impatient to see what the University of Washington’s new $110 million computer science building will look like can get a high-tech preview, thanks to Marc Kinsman of Mortenson Construction. He has developed an app that allows users to see the planned building through their smartphones, much like the popular augmented reality game Pokémon Go.

MCE August 3-4

GEAR UP Juniors! Mastering College Essentials (MCE) will be offered this summer on August 3-4 in Yakima.  Deadline for applications is this Friday, June 16.  Sessions on Financial Aid, Scholarships, College Applications, Personal Essays and a College Fair are among the topics available to assist you in preparing for everything you need to do during your

Financial Aid Award Letters

Seniors – If you have questions about your Award Letter, ask your GEAR UP Site Coordinator or Counselor for help.  If you have not yet received an Award Letter from the college you selected, contact the college Financial Aid office.

Summer Checklists for Seniors

Congratulations, Seniors! Now that you have graduated from high school, you are ready to kick back and enjoy your summer before you start college.  However, you still have things to do to get ready for college. Set up your Online Account, also known as your Student Portal, and check your college email often.  You may need

Here’s how to track the smartphone apps that are tracking you

Two academic groups have built tools to police what apps do with your location and other personal data. When it comes to websites, we have ever more sophisticated techniques at our disposal to block the ads that sometimes track our wanderings around the internet. But most of us spend much of our time these days in mobile

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