Spring Break 2024: College Essay Workshop

College Essay Workshop is a 4-day college/personal essay writing workshop, where students find their voices to create — start-to-finish — a polished, adaptable essay for submission to colleges and scholarships. Students will work with media professionals from across the Twin Cities. They will receive hands-on support from generating thoughtful essay topics to outlining and writing for admission committee readers.

Student sitting with volunteer at computer.The upcoming College Essay Workshop will take place during Minneapolis Public Schools Spring Break (Tuesday, April 2 to Friday, April 5) at the YWCA Minneapolis Midtown. A Campus Day trip to the University of St. Thomas in Saint Paul is scheduled for April 5. Students will see the new interdisciplinary STEAM building, tour campus, and experience college life!

Times: 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Limited spots are available. The first round of registration to College Essay Workshop is closed to Girls Inc./Eureka students. Deadline is Friday, March 8 and applicants will hear back by Tuesday, March 12.

Other interested students are invited to check back after March 8 and apply if spots are still available!

Email questions to Denise Huang, Engagement Manager at denise.huang@stthomas.edu.