A non-resident writing course for English-speaking High School students who seek to strengthen their writing and discussion skills. For over twenty years, UCLA Writing Programs has helped undergraduates successfully meet the challenges of a university education. Through a new, three week summer workshop, UCLA’s highly regarded writing specialists will now help college-bound students prepare for those challenges. It will address such essential tasks as the timed essay exam and the effective email. All activities will demystify the unstated differences between college and high school writing. The summer workshop will also attend to the college application process, including the application essay. This writer’s workshop is ideal for the ambitious high school student who wants to start a step ahead.