First-Year/Transfer Students

Kelsey Mark

Kelsey Mark

Position: Admissions Advisor & Recruiter
Phone: (425)-352-3752
Emailkmark14@uw.edu

Recruiting Territory: King County (All high schools in Bothell, Kenmore, Woodinville, Kirkland, Bellevue, Mercer Island, Issaquah, and Snoqualmie) and West Seattle and Chief Sealth High School


Hometown: Issaquah, WA

Education: Skyline High School, B.A. in American Ethnic Studies at the University of Washington Seattle

Favorite Sports Team: HUSKIES!

Favorite Book(s): The Harry Potter series, “Abarat,” and “Stargirl”

Favorite Movie(s): “Blades of Glory,” “Sleepover,” “How the Grinch Stole Christmas,” and “Meet the Robinsons.”

Favorite Restaurant in Bothell: Baskin-Robbins!  Who doesn’t love ice cream?!


"Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars and to change the world."
-Harriet Tubman


Favorite College Experience: There are so many amazing memories and experiences I had in college, but some of my favorites were having the opportunity to meet tons of new people, making lifelong friends, joining the Dream Project, and studying abroad in Italy!

Favorite WA Activity: Trying new brunch spots, exploring all the neighborhood farmers markets, going to Gasworks Park, bonfires at Alki beach or Golden Gardens, and taking my dog to the dog park!

Main Attraction at UW Bothell: The new STEM building, Discovery Hall. There are so many.

Advice for High School Students: Explore your interests and get involved!  Find out what you like doing and try new things.  And remember to have fun!