Private Elementary School Admissions Event and Facebook Pics!

Please join MomAngeles for an informative and fun evening at Books & Cookies as Christina Simon and Porcha Dodson co-authors of Beyond the Brochure, and Jamie Bakal of L.A. School Mates share their expertise about the private elementary school application process and answer your questions.

The evening will begin at 6:30 p.m. with lite fare and networking. This is a great chance to peruse the books and toys at Books & Cookies and find out about their class offerings.

Thursday, April 12, 2012. Discussion starts promptly at 7:00 pm.

Topics will include:
– Selecting Which Schools To Visit
– The Parent Interview
– Your Child’s Visiting/Testing Day
– Letters of Recommendation
– When To Use The Phrase, “if accepted, we will enroll”
– What To Do If Your Child Is Wait-Listed
– Financial Aid

Click on Momangeles to get your online tickets. Tickets are $30 and $45 per couple.

Here are some photos from Beyond The Brochure’s Facebook page!


Willows mom Schenae R. (host) and Christina Simon at BCBG Shopping Night to benefit The Willows School. Shopping and champagne!


At Blow Angeles Salon in West LA for a mom blogger event: With Moms LA Bloggers: Yvonne Condes, Sarah Auerswald, Christina Simon, Courtney Lewis. Love the blow-outs!
At the Harvard/LMU Game: Christina, Christina's daughter and Porcha Dodson

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Christina Simon: Los Angeles, California, United States I'm the mom of two kids who attended The Willows School in Culver City and Viewpoint School in Calabasas. My daughter is a graduate of Northwestern University Medill School of Journalism ('23) and my son is a sophomore at UPenn/Wharton ('26). I live in Coldwater Canyon with my husband, Barry, and our dogs. Contact me at

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