Local high school seniors can get a jump on their college applications by attending a workshop scheduled Aug. 9 at Mt. Carmel High School.

A variety of sessions are available, providing students and parents assistance on the application process, managing deadlines, applying for scholarships, writing entrance essays, and more.

Cost of the workshop — which is open to students from all schools — is $149, with a portion of the proceeds going to Mt. Carmel High School.  For more information, go to http://www.thecollegeexpress.com/ or call 858-480-9452.