First-Year/Transfer Students

Muriel Montenegro

Muriel Montenegro

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

Recruiting Territories:
Seattle Area Private and Independent high schools

Hometown: Issaquah, WA

Education: Skyline High School in Sammamish, WA; BA in Business Administration at Western Washington University; MEd in Student Development Administration at Seattle University 

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

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!

"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.

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.

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.