Monthly Archives: October 2014

Admissions Now! Quick Tip # 8 – Mindset

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How did it happen? How did RIISE miss posting our weekly Monday admissions blog? I think it had something to do with exhaustion from the four school events I attended last week. Just shy of 60 days into the school year, and it feels like it’s been months! As a current or prospective independent school […]

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Equity Community Legacy & Future set the stage for Admissions Now at RIISE FBRE14

Zeny at FBRE14!

We are in the thick of the admissions season with open houses in full swing! Yet, the families that attended the 5th annual RIISE Fall Boutique Recruitment Event this past Sunday, know it’s not too late to begin to identify, connect or reconnect with schools they can consider partnering with to develop young bright minds. […]

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Admissions Now! Quick Tip # 7

Here’s a real quick one from Sheri Robertson, RIISE Admissions Advisor and co-facilitator of Admissions Now! A Workshop. Thank you Sheri! A spread sheet is a must, especially if you are adding boarding schools to the mix.  I have a few suggestions which I hope to share with you personally at the  Admissions Now event in […]

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Admissions Now! Quick Tips – #6 – Be Encouraged!

Zenaida last spring at The bath of Diocleziano at Rome's National Museum

The process of applying to independent schools is intense. So, it is very important that you have on your armor, shielded from the well-intentioned and not so well-intentioned naysayers. Your family and your child are not only taking a leap of faith, but moving away from the heard with regards to school choice. Walk in your vision […]

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Admissions Now! Quick Tips – #5: Show Up – Open Houses, Tours, Receptions…

school tours

Yes, it is Admissions Now! If you are a prospective family, this is a time of huge discovery. It is also a time to stand up, show up, and be recognized. There’s nothing like a first impression, or a second. So, whenever there is an opportunity to learn more about a school and it’s culture […]

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