Fall 2017 Workshops for Parents
Saturday, October 14, 10:30am-noon at Meador Library Please sign up here
The ABC’s of Paying for College- Financial aid overview including merit scholarships, grants, and loans
Saturday, October 14, 2-4pm at Freeman Library Please sign up here
General College Overview- What’s required for admissions, how to prepare, and what to know!
Saturday, November 11, 10:30am-noon at Meador Library Please sign up here
Selecting the “Right” Colleges for your kid, your budget, and your sanity
Evelyn Meador Library, 2400 N Meyer Ave, Seabrook, TX 77586
Freeman Library, 16616 Diana Ln, Houston, TX 77062
Topics available for seminars:
- The College Application Process and Timeline- when students should be preparing for college and what to do to get ahead of the game
- Picking the “Right” Colleges- How to craft a well-rounded college list based on academic profile, possible college majors, student’s preferences, and family budget
- ABC’s of Paying for College- The Financial Aid Process and Scholarships– how to maximize scholarship potential and apply for the most financial aid
- SAT or ACT- When students should take these tests and which scores are “good” for Texas colleges
Past College Workshops for Parents and High School Students
- January 2017- Presentation to parents at Clear Springs High School in League City
- November 2016- Presentation to National Charity League- Space City Chapter
- April 2016- Clear Lake Freeman library and Evelyn Meador Branch Library in Seabrook
- March 2016- Friendswood ISD Community Education workshop at Friendswood High School
- November 2015- Houston We Are Girls Conference Speaker
- September to November 2015- Friendswood High School programs for parents of 7th-12th graders
- September 2015- Clear Lake Freeman library in Houston
- April and May 2015- at Friendswood High School
- April 2015– Bay Area Racquet Club, in Clear Lake area
- February 2015- Pearland library Parent Presentation
- January 2015- Clear Springs High School PTO meeting
- October 2014- Clear Lake Freeman Library, Houston
- May 2014– Career Day Presentation at Fairview Jr High in Alvin ISD
- May 2014- College Financial Aid Interview on Houston Public Radio, KUHF 88.7 (read more here)
- April 2014- Radio Interview on Houston’s Money Matters
- March 2014- United Living Water, Pearland church’s College Prep Weekend
- January 2014- Clear Lake Freeman Library, Parent College Series
- January 2014- Clear Lake High School PTO meeting
Past events have been held at schools, community organizations, and multiple church and youth groups. Do you have an organization, business, or group that would like to secure a college consultant speaker? Please contact Jolyn directly using the Contact Form.
More dates and events added as they are scheduled. Do you have an organization, business or group that would like to secure a college consultant speaker? Please contact Jolyn directly using the Contact Form.
Please come join us and ask questions! The information is tailored for parents of high school students, but parents of younger children are always welcome.
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