First-Year/Transfer Students

Muriel Montenegro

Muriel Montenegro

Position: Assistant Director of Admissions for First Year Recruitment
Phone: (425)-352-3254

Recruiting Territory: Kamiak HS, Mariner HS, Lynnwood HS, Edmonds-Woodway HS, Meadowdale HS, Mountlake Terrace HS, and Scriber Lake HS

Hometown: Issaquah, WA

Education: Skyline High School in Sammamish, WA; B.A. in Business Administration at Western Washington University; M.E.d. in Student Development Administration at Seattle University 

Favorite Movie(s): “10 Things I Hate About You,” “Enchanted,” “The Wedding Planner,” and “The Little Mermaid.” Basically all romantic comedies and Disney movies.

Favorite Book(s): The Twilight series (obviously not ashamed to admit it) and “The Alchemist”

Favorite Sports Team: GO HUSKIES!

Favorite Restaurant in Bothell: Sushi Zone. It’s fun to try different types of sushi all at once!

"I've learned that you shouldn't go through life with a catcher's mitt on both hands; you need to be able to throw something back."
-Maya Angelou

Favorite College Experience: Meeting new people who ultimately became the most amazing group of friends I could’ve ever hoped for.

Favorite WA Activity: Paddle boating and walking my dog at Greenlake and checking out farmers markets throughout the greater Seattle area.

Main Attraction at UW Bothell: The dynamic, tight-knit community. Students at UW Bothell are well connected with staff and faculty who are passionate about helping them develop to their full potential.

Advice for High School Students: Don’t be afraid to get involved, whether it’s at your school or in your community. Work hard, study hard, and take advantage of all the resources available to you on campus.