12th Grade Information (Including College)

West Ranch School Code (aka CEEB Code) : 053-864
 
Do you need help completing your college applications? Have questions? Please drop by COLLEGE AND CAREER CENTER during lunch.
 
 
Graduating class of 2023- If you will be enrolling at College of the Canyons this fall, click here for Canyons Promise information and how to enroll.

 

To access the College of the Canyons College NOW/Concurrent Enrollment Program go to: https://www.canyons.edu/studentservices/outreach/earlycollegeprograms/
 
COC Enrollment/Registration STEPS for Students
 
1. Apply to COC using the statewide community college application system, CCCApply.
2. Student sets-up their MyCanyons account (one time only).
3. Student completes a 1-time Orientation 
4. Student asks the counselor to approve the courses they want to take and get the counselor and principal signatures on the CNF. The CNF is sent to [email protected] to process. 
5. Register & Pay. 
6. Attend Class. All classes will have an Orientation Letter students should read before the first day of class. 
 
 
Students need to send the completed College Now form to their counselor for signatures and approval. Once it is signed(it may take up to 48 hrs) the student is responsible for sending it to COC. Please send your completed College Now Form to: [email protected].
 
Have questions about COC?. COC representatives are available for students via email or drop-in utilizing Zoom and Google Chat from the Ask Canyons Days webpage.
You can also Live Chat! Click on the link at the bottom of the scree on the COC site.
 

 

Requesting Transcripts from COC:

Students who are enrolled in a College NOW and/or Concurrent Enrollment course are NOW able to request their (2) FREE official transcripts online either through their My Canyons student account or directly from Credentials Solutions Inc. (the designated agent for processing and sending official electronic transcripts on behalf of College of the Canyons). A&R Official Transcripts Information. Click on the Credential Solutions Link.

Click here for Instructions on how to have your transcripts emailed to West Ranch.

 

Students Can also request their transcript through their MyCanyons account. Click here for instructions.

 

Students can request their (2) FREE transcripts online (instead of having to choose to pay the $5.00/$10.00 fee).  They also have the option of emailing their transcripts to a designated person at the high school. They will need to check the box under the “Special Order Conditions” section to be credited.  

 

Students are also able to download their unofficial transcripts to a pdf through their My Canyons account.

 

Note: It is advised that you keep your WRHS transcript up to date upon the completion of any outside courses. These courses may impact your GPA and WRHS ranking and therefore could qualify you for different opportunities. 

 

College of the Canyons-UC/CSU Approved Course List Search

 
 
 
 
Visit the Pathways To My Future page for information about upcoming college events.
 
Counselor Links to Secondary School Report(SSR) Forms

 

If you are applying to schools Regular Decision then your form is due no later than 3pm on October 31, 2022.

 

You need to get your requests in early so we have time to write them all before Winter Break!! Please keep in mind, many due dates are during the Winter Break, so do not wait until the last minute. Any requests received while the office is closed, will not be processed in time. Plan now!

 
College Admissions Workshop for Seniors and Parent/Guardian 2022
 
Common App Instructional Videos. Click here
 
Common App Ready. A complete toolkit to help you complete your application successfully and on time. 
 
Cash For College Presentation-Understanding Student Financial Aid.
Click here for the slide deck.pdf
 
FAFSA 
 
Using College Planning in Xello
 
 
Check out the Series of Cal State Application Videos
 
 
What does it mean when a school says it is Test Optional? 
 
 
 
 
2020 UC Application Video Tutorials Provided by UCSB!
UC Application Overview
 
UC Application Tutorial - About You
 
UC Application Tutorial Campus & Majors
 
UC Application Tutorial Academic History
 
 
UC Application Tutorial Activities & Awards
 
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UC Application Tutorial Scholarships and Programs
 
UC Application Tutorial Personal Insight Questions
 
 
 
NCAA Initial Eligibility Standards - Updated to reflect recent changes
 

Understanding the Benefits of the Western Undergraduate Exchange Program(WUE)

 
  • How to Write your College Admissions Essay (visit Mrs. Reynoso's page for Video)
 
  • Early Action and Early Decision: Is it right for you? (Click Here)
 
 
    • Required College Application Checklist: Not sure if  or how to to fill it out? See Video for instructions:  
 
  • Not sure How to Apply to College (Access Packet Below)
 
  • Need a Refresher on what the A-G requirements? Just click .pdf below for an easy to follow poster (see a-g poster version 2)
 
 
Attention Seniors: If you are taking any classes off campus, such as COC that are needed for graduation must complete them (including the final exam) prior to Winter Break.

Please Note:

 

The option to have a Period 1 class is a privilege and students who request a Period 1 class are expected to meet the following criteria:

 

  1. At least a 2.0 GPA in the previous semester
  2. Excellent attendance and Behavior
  3. Students currently enrolled in a P.1 class earning more than 10 tardies and/or absences, will not be allowed to take a P.1 class the following semester.
  4. The availability of Period 1 classes are very limited, therefore students may not get their P.1 request.
  5. Period 1 classes are not guaranteed for siblings.
  6. We cannot guarantee a per. 1 for both semesters.