Wed, May 17|
Cat & Raven Collective
College Planning Parent Group
This is an in-person event where parents raising teens gather, learn and contribute as we navigate the parenting journey while honoring our sense of self.
Time & Location
May 17, 2023, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Cat & Raven Collective, 783 Thousand Oaks Blvd, Thousand Oaks, CA 91360, USA
About the event
This is an in-person event where parents raising teens gather, learn and contribute as we navigate the parenting journey while honoring our sense of self. We explore different options after high school for our teens, ensuring that we keep wellness and wellbeing as our priority at all times. Each session comes with a guide with action steps and resources.
EXPLORE MEMBER BENEFITS: Discount of 50% per session because you are making a 3-month commitment! We are imagining your continued growth with consistent practice and celebrating for you!
EXPLORE MEMBERSHIP: www.eventbrite.com/e/parenting-teens-through-college-planning-explore-membership-tickets-624482442797
DROP IN REGISTRATION: www.eventbrite.com/e/parenting-teens-through-college-planning-tickets-624439905567
5/3: The Academic Profile - "What does a rigorous course load mean for my teen? What are the college entrance exams that my teen should care about?"
5/17: College Affordability - "Beyond the financial aid process, what else can we do to get closer to affording college, especially if we don't qualify for aid?"
5/31: The UC and CSU's Finicky Systems - "Why does it seem like no one is getting admitted to our CA public systems?"
6/7: Assessments, Majors and Professions - "How can I get my teen to learn about the different majors and professions out there? Shoot, I don't even know what's out there!"
6/21: College Visits - "Why is it important to take college tours? What should we do beyond taking the tour? What's the alternative if we don't have the time or money?"
JULY TOPICS TBD BY GROUP DURING JUNE SESSIONS!
ABOUT SONJA MONTIEL, MA
Sonja has served more than 22 years in the profession of college admissions, having extensive experience in the areas of freshman, transfer, and international admissions. She was an admissions officer for the University of California system, a director of college counseling at a private preparatory school in California, and an educational consultant representing students and families worldwide. Married for 25 years and a mother of two daughters ages 22 and 14, she founded College Confidence and cofounded The DH Effect with a mission to create trust and belonging within families. Sonja is also a contributor to AwareNow Magazine as the Ambassador of Education and a Positive Intelligence mental fitness coach. Growing up as a soccer athlete, Sonja also coached youth teams for over 13 years embracing the philosophies that team sports bring - unity, belonging, strategy, joy and boundaries.