Engaging Minds, Transforming Lives


Southwestern Offering Free Summer Workshops to Help High School Students Prepare For College

  • News Image

Series of five workshops will be held in July

Southwestern University and partner Revolution K12 are offering a series of  free college readiness workshops in July for high school students and their parents. Three workshops will be held on Wednesday afternoons at 2 p.m. and two will be held on Tuesday evenings at 6:30 p.m.

The Wednesday afternoon workshops that will be offered are:

July 10 – “The College Search Journey.” This workshop will help students and parents learn how to navigate the college search process and utilize college fairs.

July 17 – “Writing Your College Essay.” This workshop will help students learn how to write essays for college and for scholarship applications. Students also will learn how to create a resume.

July 24 – “How To Apply - Start To Finish.” This workshop will cover college applications, financial aid and scholarships.

The Tuesday evening workshops that will be offered are:

July 16 – “Building a Stronger Student.” Students will learn how to successfully

maximize their potential in high school and beyond. This workshop is appropriate for all high school students, including rising freshman.

July 23 – SAT vs. ACT.” This workshop will cover the similarities and differences between the SAT and the ACT and offer tips for success on both.

The workshops are free but pre-registration is required. To register for the workshops, go to For more information, contact Nancy Schutz at 512-863-1456 or

Southwestern and Revolution Prep also are offering reduced-cost SAT and ACT prep courses in July. More information on those courses is available here.