Writing Originating from Reading and Dialogue (WORD) is a program dedicated to transitioning high school students to UCSC. This is a 5 week Summer program which occurs in Los Angeles, and the Bay area that focuses on reading and writing and helping students grasp the tools to effectively be college learners. Through online advisement, in-person professor and tutors, students experience a taste of the rigor of UCSC while meeting people in their cohort to build their social capital prior to arriving to Santa Cruz. If you have any questions email Jesus Santos the program supervisor,  jsantos6@ucsc.edu