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UW engineering students competing to build 700 mph hyperloop

Seattle to Portland in 15 minutes? UW students competing to build 700 mph hyperloop. A team of University of Washington engineering students is competing in an international challenge to design a hyperloop pod — part of an effort to develop the dream of a ground-based transportation system that would go more than 700 miles an

Happy Holidays from UW GEAR UP

The staff at University of Washington GEAR UP would like to wish you and yours a safe and happy holiday season!  May you have a wonderful new year: looking forward to 2017!

Senior timeline

In preparation for college next year, high school Seniors, this month you should be finishing your essays, submitting your college applications and take the SAT or ACT.  If you have not submitted the FAFSA or WASFA, this is the time to do it.  Talk to your counselor or GEAR UP Site Coordinator for application deadlines

UW application deadline is TODAY!

High school seniors!  If you are planning to attend University of Washington fall 2017, your application is due today, December 1, 2016.

Make note of college application deadlines

Seniors, you should have several colleges in mind that you want to attend.  Check the application deadline for each college – they are not all the same – and make sure you apply before that date. If you are planning to start college Fall 2017, here are the deadline dates for the public 4-year universities in Washington state:

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