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Writing Skills Assessment (WSA) Prep Workshops

The OWRC offers WSA prep workshops during each testing cycle for Foster School of Business applicants. We partner with Foster School of Business to offer WSA Preparation Workshops.

We offer WSA workshops during Winter and Summer quarters. Check back in January 2019 for workshop dates. 

Quarterly Workshops for English Language Learners

Each quarter the OWRC offers 90-minute workshops to support the academic language development of English Language Learners. For example, we offer workshops on reading skills, plagiarism, and writing. Check here for each quarter's workshop schedule.

Citation and Plagiarism Workshop for English Language Learners
Fall Quarter - Date is TBD

What is plagiarism? Why is it important? How can I avoid it?
What does citing mean? How can I use citations in my writing?

The OWRC is hosting a free citation and plagiarism workshop for English Language Learners. We’ll work on strategies for incorporating citations into your writing, and using different tools for avoiding plagiarism in this hands-on workshop. No RSVP is required.


Reading Workshop for English Language Learners
Winter Quarter - Date is TBD

Love words? Hate words? Come and learn about learning academic vocabulary! 

The OWRC is hosting a free reading workshop for English Language Learners. We will work on vocabulary study and reading strategies in this hands-on workshop. No RSVP is required.


Personal Statement Workshop for English Language Learners
Spring Quarter - Date is TBD

What am I expected to write in a personal statement? How long should a personal statement be? What are they looking for anyway?

The OWRC is hosting a free personal statement workshop for English Language Learners. We’ll work on understanding the expectations of this particular genre of writing, and on creating personal statements that show your strengths and help you to stand out. No RSVP is required.