Freshmen/ Transfer Students

Ben Higa

Ben Higa

Admissions Social Media Specialist

Hometown: Kailua, HI

Education: Hawaii Baptist Academy, B.A. in Communication at Seattle Pacific University

Favorite Restaurant in Bothell: Pen Thai Restaurant. I can never say "no" to Phad Thai!

Favorite Movies: "Singin' in the Rain" or "Inception"

Favorite Book: "To Kill a Mockingbird"

Favorite Sports Team: Seahawks and the Sounders

Favorite College Experience: Traveling to Russia for a summer.

Favorite WA Activity: Kayaking in Lake Washington 
or taking my dog to the dog park.

Main Attraction at UW Bothell: The people. We have great people here on our campus.

Advice for High School Students: If you don’t know what you’re going to major in when you get to college, don’t worry about it. You’ll have time in college to figure that out. Most people change their major a few times anyways.

Life moves pretty fast. If you don't stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it.Ferris Bueller