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  1. What courses do I need to take to be ready for college?
  2. How should I plan my schedule so I'll complete them?
  3. Which elective courses do you recommend?
  4. Which AP courses should I consider taking?
  5. When is the PSAT/NMSQT going to be given?
  6. How should I study for the SAT, and is it given at this high school or do I need to go somewhere nearby?
  7. Do you have any college planning sessions scheduled?
  8. Do you have college handbooks or other guides that I can browse or borrow?
  9. What activities can I do at home and over the summer to get ready for college?
  10. What kinds of grades do different colleges require?
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Angela Alvarez

Office Hours 7:00 am to 2:15 p.m

760-848-1360

angela.alvarez@cvusd.us

  1. Are there any college fairs at this school, or nearby?
  2. What colleges do other kids from our school go to?
  3. What are the requirements or standards for the honor society?
  4. Can you put me in touch with recent grads who are going to the colleges on my wish list?
  5. Do you have any information to help me start exploring careers?
  6. If my colleges need a recommendation from you, how can I help you know me better, so it can be more personal?
  7. Are there any special scholarships or awards that I should know about now, so I can work toward them?
  8. Can I see my transcript as it stands now, to see if everything is as I think it should be?
  9. What forms do I use to apply for financial aid and where I can find them online?
  10. How does our school compare to others, in terms of test scores and reputation?

Our mission as a school counseling community is to provide a comprehensive guidance program that advocates for our students' academic, personal, social, and career goals. We do this through professional development, collaboration, goal setting, and commitment to our students to develop their maximum potential.


Class And Programs Being Offered


Graduation Requirements

Students at WSHS must meet clear and specific minimum requirements in order to participate in their commencement ceremony and receive a high school diploma.

All students who intend to graduate from CVUSD must do the following:

  1. Obtain a minimum of 220 credits
  2. Complete the course sequence listed at the right
  3. Meet Ethnic Studies requirement
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Graduation Requirements courses

College and University Requirements

In order to attend a University of California or California State University, directly after high school graduation, students must complete the A-G course sequence.  

The intent of the “a-g” subject requirements is to ensure that students have attained a body of general knowledge that will provide breadth and perspective to new, more advanced study.

Courses from California high schools and online schools used to satisfy the "a-g" subject requirements must be approved by UC and appear on the institution's "a-g" course list. These courses are to be academically challenging, involving substantial reading, writing, problems and laboratory work (as appropriate), and show serious attention to analytical thinking, factual content and developing students' oral and listening skills.
 

Resources For Collage 

See: Important Links and Scholarships tabs

 

 

 

a-g requirements

University Entrance Exams

ACT vs. SAT
Exams Time and Score

UC's Personal Insight Questions

First page of the PDF file: uc-personal-questions-guide-freshman

uc personal questions guide freshman

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UC and CSU Admission Comparison

First page of the PDF file: csu-uc-a-g-comparison-matrix1

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