The SCAA offers 3 different opportunities to help you prepare for the Writing Skills Test (WST):
1The WST Boot Camp: In this invite only program, selected students will engage in a 2-day “boot camp” that offers writing strategies, a practice exam, a free analytical reading and, upon successful completion, a WST fee waiver. For a list of boot camp workshops, please click here.
2One-Time WST Workshops: This one-time workshop covers the content of the WST and writing strategies. For a list of WST workshops, please click here.
3Online WST Workshop: This is an online version of our one-time WST Workshops that covers the content of the WST and Writing Strategies.
- ENGL 3000 & 3001 1st Tier Portfolio Rubric (how your portfolio will be evaluated)
- WST Rubric (how the Writing Skills Test essay is evaluated)
- WST Sample Essay Topics
- Frequently Asked Questions about the WST
- Information from the Testing Office about the WST
If you have any questions, please contact the WST Preparation Workshops Coordinator, June Barber-Mertens at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 510-885-4511.