Monthly Archives: September 2011

Knowledge Is Power: 7 Things You Should Know or Share

PASS IT ON…   RIISE 2nd Annual Fall Boutique Recruitment Event 1. On Sunday, October 16, join us as independent schools and families of color come together once again for intimate discussions and opportunities to meet, identifying great fits for successful application and matriculation at independent schools that support community through diversity and inclusion. SUNDAY OCTOBER […]

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Dear Family Letter

Our Challenge 2011-2012 Dear Family, As we embark on a new school year RIISE is focusing on another theme in our educational experience. As a family we have been in the independent school game for five years – and what an amazing roller coaster ride it has been! This short time has required many investments […]

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Dear School Letter

Dear School, Welcome back to the new school year.  RIISE is excited to share with you the new and traditional ways it continues to serve as a bridge for both perspective and current families of color considering private independent day and boarding schools. Consider RIISE a trusted partner who is engaged in building relationships and […]

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My name is Yomalis Rosario and I just graduated from Riverdale Country School, an independent school that I attended for all four years of high school. Before Riverdale, I attended the neighborhood Catholic school for nine years, but my mother wanted more for me; she wanted her daughter to have the best education possible, so […]

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