Radical Parenting Mentors

Vanessa and her associates work with clients virtually and we have two offices and work with clients in both the Los Angeles, CA and Portland, OR area.

We have the following four programs for parents and kids:

  • Youth Life Coaching
  • College Counseling
  • Tutoring
  • Study Skills Bootcamp and Homework Helper

Please contact us to set-up a consult: manager@ScienceOfPeople.org

The Benefits of Our One-on-One Mentoring:

*Customized Curriculum: Our mentors can spend their time focusing on a student’s individual areas of weakness and teach at the pace appropriate for the student.

*Focused Attention: Mentors will make sure work is completed and students continue to stay motivated.

*Flexibility: Tutors will meet your scheduling and location constraints.

Please contact us to set-up a consult: manager@ScienceOfPeople.org

Sample Lessons and Skills:

*Subject Tutoring

*How to Stop Procrastinating

*How to De-Stress Teens

*How to Ace Assigned Reading

*How to Lighten Your Back Pack

*Test Calendars: How to prepare for finals or midterms and spread out the work without procrastination while building in time to meet with teachers and handle extra work.

*Basic Time Management

*Notebook Organization

*College Prep Timeline

*Homework Help

*Self-Esteem

*Dealing with Peer Pressure

*Internet Safety and Savvy

Please contact us to set-up a consult: manager@ScienceOfPeople.org

College Program Details

Vanessa and her associates work with clients to help them through the college process. We can jump in at the early stages getting pre-High Schoolers and 9th graders ready to prepare an awesome college applications and seniors who are ready to apply. Here are some of the areas we work on:

  • Overview of College Admissions Timeline
  • Preparation for Testing
  • Essay Writing and Preparation
  • Application Preparation
  • Overall organization for college admissions
  • Transcript review
  • Campus Tour Reviews
  • Researching and reviewing schools on student’s list
  • Meeting College Application Deadlines

We also provide many insightful tips on the process to help your child get into the school that is the right fit for them. We are happy to craft a program for you. Our approach to youth has been featured on CNN, the Wall Street Journal, Family Circle magazine and more.

*Resume Help: We also work with students and families to help build online and offline resumes for internships, first jobs and more. Vanessa will talk to kids and teens about online safety and how to best present themselves online.

Our Approach:

We will create a program that works for you! Whether that is a one time “4 Year Road Map” for 8th and 9th graders or regular meetings to do college apps and review summer internships.

9th Grade and Younger: With 9th and below, Vanessa helps students with their 4 year plan. She discusses tracks with academics, extra-curricular activities and things both students and parents can do right now to help make their college process easier. She also works with students on summer internships and, most importantly, she talks to kids about cleaning up and preparing their online resume–she shows kids how recruiters use the Internet and what is currently online about your child and how to get it ready.

10th-11th Grade: 10th and 11th graders have time to really prepare their resumes, applications and online lives for the college experience and internships. Vanessa works with sophomores and juniors to get on track with academics. She gives them test preparation schedules and begins the research process for schools. Most importantly, she talks to kids about cleaning up and preparing their online resume–she shows students how recruiters use the Internet and what is currently online about your child and how to get it ready.

12th Grade: Vanessa works with students on every aspect of the college process from research, to organization, to reading essays. She can also craft a program for exactly what you need–if students only need help with one aspect. She gives unique tips to students on preparing the best possible applications, balancing work senior year and getting internships in this competitive climate. Most importantly, she talks to kids about cleaning up and preparing their online resume–she shows students how recruiters use the Internet and what is currently online about your child and how to get it ready.

College Students: For College students, or post-High School graduates, Vanessa helps them get on track with career options, brainstorm ideas if they are stuck and makes sure their resumes are rock solid. In this way, Vanessa can help jumpstart a student who is feeling lost or overwhelmed with life choices.