College Prep

Pre-College Workshops

Creative thinking. Problem solving. Hands-on experience.

Jumpstart your college experience with a workshop at SMU. Explore new interests, dive into topics that you’re passionate about, and use leading-edge tools in hands-on programs led by expert educators.

Develop essential skills to achieve academic and professional success. Offered during the summer, on weekends, and during school breaks, you can choose from workshops in topics like business and entrepreneurship, marketing, writing, design, engineering and more.

Join other creative, innovative and enterprising students like yourself and see the difference it will make, now and in the future. You’ll make new friends and challenge yourself in new ways.

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High School Success Series

Build skills in time management, organization, and tools to help your college applications stand out. Register for the complete series at a discounted rate, or register for an individual workshop. Three Saturdays, January 25 – February 8.

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Spring Break Sampler

Explore new topics and experiment with different tools, techniques and technologies over four full days on the SMU campus. Register for the Middle School or High School schedule. March 16 – 19.

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Summer Pre-College Workshops

Jumpstart your college experience over summer break. Explore new interests, dive into topics that you're passionate about, and use leading-edge tools in hands-on programs led by expert instructors.

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Questions? Contact us at lifelong@smu.edu or 214-768-2273.