Welcome to the Counseling Department for 2018-19 school year. Our mission is to help students on their journey through high school in regards to academics, career planning, and personal and social counseling. Our counselors help with class schedules, providing academic support and guidance, college planning and the college application process.
Yorba Linda High School Counselors
Lorri Walls -A-Han
Peyton Pike -Hao-Par
Nancy Coulter -Pas-Z
JeNell Gandy- College & Career Technician
News and Information:
Free College Classes:
Fullerton is offering free college classes at our local High Schools, please see flyer for list of classes and locations:
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YLHS offers both FREE peer tutoring and FREE tutoring with credentialed YLHS teachers. Tutoring Options
Coffee with Counselors
This year counselors will be hosting "Coffee with Counselors"
for parents from 8:15-9:15 am. Topics will include Data Driven College Decisions, Naviance, Scholarships, and Summer Opportunities. Dates listed under Coffee with Counselors. We hope to see you here!
PYLUSD Parent University
Starting this month, the Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified School District is launching a “Parent University,” offering an array of classes that parents voted as their favorite. “Navigating Middle School” and “Addressing Bullying” are a few of the classes offered. To see the full list of classes, visit the Parent University Web Page
All of the classes are offered by teachers, police officers or experts in their respective fields. Spanish translators are also available, if requested ahead of time via the website registration. The Parent University page on the website also includes links to resources as well as suggested reading for parents and students to learn more information about specific topics.
Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE)
Residents of California (and a few other states) are eligible to participate in the Western Undergraduate Exchange. This program allows students to attend a participating out-of-state university at a reduced out-of-state tuition rate. Your residency alone does not guarantee you the WUE rate. Some colleges and universities also have additional criteria such as ACT/SAT test scores or high school GPA. Apply for admission directly to the WUE institution(s) of your choice. There is no general WUE application. If the institution that you are applying to uses a hard copy application, mark prominently on the form that you seek admission at the WUE rate. For online applications, check the WUE box and if there is not one provided, contact the school admissions office on how to apply for the WUE discounted rate.
Visit the link below for more information.