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Admission Instructions


PLACEMENT TESTING AND ORIENTATION DATES
rev. 05/28/14  

Students must first complete the Admission Application before they can make an appointment for a placement test.  You must bring a photo ID to the placement test.

PLACEMENT TESTING IS BY APPOINTMENT!

 

The Placement test offered at WHC Coalinga requires students to take all FOUR tests in order to be placed in the appropriate levels of English and Math.

 

Please allow up to 3 hours for testing sessions.

1. Reading Comprehension (30 minutes)

2. Sentence Structure & Grammar (20 minutes)

3. Sentence/Syntax Skills (15 minutes)

4. Math (45 minutes)  

 

PLACEMENT TESTS ARE VALID FOR TWO YEARS! 

If you took the placement test prior to August 2012, you must retest.

 

****Students may retest one time only, any or all sections of the placement exam after two weeks have lapsed since taking the exam. 

 

YOU WILL HAVE TO RESCHEDULE IF YOU DO NOT HAVE A PHOTO ID OR APPLICATION DONE!

 

Please CALL the student services office at 559-934-2300 to schedule your appointment for testing.

 

WHC COALINGA TESTING DATES

Spring 2014 & Summer 2014

FRIDAYS AT 9AM

 

Friday, May 30 / Room: Q-3  

Friday, June 13, 20, & 27 / Room: M-1  

Friday, July 11, 18, & 25 / Room: M-1

 

 

If there are seats available they will be filled on a first-come-first-served basis.

 

PRACTICE TESTS!!!!!
Click on the links below for the practice test questions!  These questions provide an opportunity to review your skills before you test.  It is not intended to serve as a "study guide" where the same examples are used in the placement test however, some problems will be similar to the questions on the placement test.   You can take them as many times as  you want, print them out and practice or search the websites for more examples.


MATH

Khan Academy Basic Math Prep
Percents & Ratios Practice Test
Basic Algebra Practice Test

http://www.khanacademy.org/math/arithmetic

READING/GRAMMAR
Basic Reading Practice Test
Basic Sentence Structure Practice Test
Basic Grammar Practice Test

 

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WHC COALINGA ONLINE ORIENTATION!

Click on the link below and you will find out info on:

  • Logging into the Portal
  • Policies and deadlines
  • Student Support Services and much more!!

http://www.westhillscollege.com/coalinga/students/student_services/counseling/online_orientation.asp

If you experience difficulties or the link not working correctly, please let us know by emailing the helpdesk!!!

  Click here to view WHC Coalinga North District Center (Firebaugh) Placement tests & Orientation Dates

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