Orange, CA
Santiago Canyon College


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Recent Reviews

Pia
What is your overall opinion of this school?

Great classroom size and great facility plus most teachers are pretty awesome. They have great resources for tutoring as wel...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

Great classroom size and great facility plus most teachers are pretty awesome. They have great resources for tutoring as well which makes it easy to catch up if you miss a class or two. I think overall the school has a good vibe to it. I like that the kids who are in most of my honor classes are cool a bit nerdy but cool.

Harmony
What is your overall opinion of this school?

I enjoyed my time there, very welcoming community, and very well educated professors! Small campus, so it was not hard to get...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

I enjoyed my time there, very welcoming community, and very well educated professors! Small campus, so it was not hard to get from one class to another in a short period of time. The classes often filled up pretty quickly, so be sure you're ready when your time to register is on!

Madison
What is your overall opinion of this school?

This school has many fantastic professors, but also some who don't quite live up to the position. Most you will encounter lo...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

This school has many fantastic professors, but also some who don't quite live up to the position. Most you will encounter love their job and teach the subject well. Sometimes, both professors and students can be too political, which detracts from the learning environment. This college's online and hybrid programs are some of the best around. Most professors are available outside of class and are receptive to email.

Jannel
What is your overall opinion of this school?

SCC is a great school, but needs to help some of their professors become more engaged with their students. There seems to be...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

SCC is a great school, but needs to help some of their professors become more engaged with their students. There seems to be a disconnect there. Also, SCC needs to work on helping their transfer students be more readily prepared for the transition process.

Chloe
What is your overall opinion of this school?

I love Santiago Canyon College. One of the biggest things that I love is that you never have to worry about parking. The coun...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

I love Santiago Canyon College. One of the biggest things that I love is that you never have to worry about parking. The counselors are amazing and are available for walk-in appointments. They offer tons of classes and will often open extra classes if all the sections are completely full. this campus is in a nice area and I always feel safe walking around. My professors have (mostly) been very kind and helpful. Great selection of online classes. I would highly recommend this campus. Also, SCC offers a scholarship for high schools seniors, so many get a year of free tuition.

Heather
What is your overall opinion of this school?

This campus provides a lot of oppertunity, but it is up to you to pursue it. Because it is a community college it ranges when...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

This campus provides a lot of oppertunity, but it is up to you to pursue it. Because it is a community college it ranges when it comes to people and their motivation. Motivated people are easy to find if you get involved with clubs on campus. Professors are absolutely outstanding! Just be sure to use ratemyprofessor.com to make sure you get the best one possible.

Elizabeth
What is your overall opinion of this school?

Santiago Canyon College is a hub of education in which students come, learn if they so choose, and then leave. The average st...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

Santiago Canyon College is a hub of education in which students come, learn if they so choose, and then leave. The average student here has the opportunity to be active but can also easily skate by with minimal effort. The nature of the campus as a "commuter school" means that few relationships are formed from student to student or student to professor. The opportunities are plenty but the bar is low. As soon as class is dismissed any semblance of academia is thrown to the wind and students leave as soon as possible. I enjoy the school but would appreciate it more if there was more of a connection between students outside of class. Perhaps this is too much to ask of a community college or any school with no on campus housing which inherently allows for a more interconnected community, but the notion of ongoing intellectual conversation and scholastic presence would be the cherry on top for this college.

Kiara
What is your overall opinion of this school?

It was a pretty nice college if you like a calm environment. The view is incredible from the hill top and the night time ar...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

It was a pretty nice college if you like a calm environment. The view is incredible from the hill top and the night time are wonderful. There isn't a lot of food options, but near by, if you go down chapman, there are some food recommendation. I would recommend it to everyone really.

Alana
What is your overall opinion of this school?

All the professors take time during their office hours, and many even have three or more office hours a week. All of them ten...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

All the professors take time during their office hours, and many even have three or more office hours a week. All of them tend to respond quickly to email (I've had 16 professors so far). The general student body isn't very active outside if class--it's a community college--but there is a core group of students who participate in many of the schools' activities. The ASG (Associated Student Government) makes sure to have many events per semester, which can be as awesome as just giving out free Italian ice, because why not. Bonus: classes that aren't required across majors (eg. English 101 and 103) rarely have 30 or more students. It's even common to get classes with 15 students or so.

Marisol
Describe the students at your school.

My classmates are very friendly and sociable; it is great to have people with whom you can contact to help each other on clas...

Describe the students at your school.

My classmates are very friendly and sociable; it is great to have people with whom you can contact to help each other on class assignments.

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I really like that the campus is small. It is currently expanding but that is a good thing because future students will be able to take advantage of new facilities and more class offerings. Because it is a small school, we get smaller class sizes compared to other schools. The teachers are really helpful and are easily accessible during their office hours.

What should every freshman at your school know before they start?

I would tell myself to not get discouraged by others. I was not as fortunate as other students who got support from their parents and teachers. Throughout my high school career I was told that I would not even make it out of high school. I have always struggled with school, but I feel that if I had received the help and support I needed I would have been more successful. I decided to go to a community college straight out of high school because I was not presented with more options. My high school math teacher told me I was "not going to go anywhere" with my life, my counselor refused to let me retake my Algebra 2 course because according to her "you're going to community college, you won't need it". Even my mother discouraged me from applying to the Cal State system; saying "you're not going to get in anyway". I found out the hard way that everyone was wrong. I am working hard towards my career goals and I am doing my best to prove them wrong. I can succeed if I set my mind to it.

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