December 14, 2007
In Seattle, a Firsthand Lesson in College Access
A program dreamed up by a U. of Washington freshman puts students in the role of admissions counselors at local high schools
Chunda Zeng expected to study for a career in chemistry and physics. But then the freshman at the University of Washington signed up for the Dream Project.
The program teaches undergraduates at the university about higher-education policy at the same time that they help disadvantaged high-school students apply to college. And it led Mr. Zeng to trade the