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awareness + access = admission strategy

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  Spring Open House at an Independent School Near You! Springtime is the best time to begin to explore an independent school education. Visit our member school’s websites and look for admission events.     Mocha Moms Brooklyn  Presents: How to Navigate the Independent School Admission Process Wednesday, April 12, 2017

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FEB. 14, 21, 28—RIISE Enrollment Teleconferences

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April 29—5th RIISE Parent Power Conference

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12/19—Join Riverdale Parents of Color Holiday Mixer!

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  All are welcome.

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Parent Alert: Rock The Process—RIISE Roadmap Workshop Series™

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    PARENT ALERT ROCK THE PROCESS! RIISE Roadmap Workshop Series Shows Parents of Color How-To Navigate and Prepare for the Independent Schools Admissions Application Process Learn How to Write A Great ESSAY, Prepare for INTERVIEW, Tackle FINANCIAL investment,and Navigate Finding Your PLACE in the Independent School CULTURE It’s Admissions Application Season…Calling out parents of […]

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RIISE Fall Boutique Recruitment Event

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Our families are ready to jump head on into this year’s admission season! Register Today. Resources In Independent School Education is honored to continue to provide a roadmap. When it comes to school choice, what matters most to families and students of color? What are their expectations? What are they anxious about? We’ve asked these […]

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August 28 – Intro to standardized testing and the PSAT

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While some are soon off to college, others are just beginning the process. TestRocker & RIISE are teaming up to support the beginning! Intro to standardized testing and the PSAT strategy | study skills | diagnostic test – for free! Sunday, August 28, 1-3pm TestRocker Office 131 Varick Street, Suite 907 New York, NY 10005 […]

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August 9 | Edgartown Library Drop-In + Doc-Talk “A Secret World: What Life is Really Like at Boarding School”

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Edgartown Library Drop-In + Doc-Talk:   “A Secret World: What Life is Really Like at Boarding School” Tuesday, August 9th 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Edgartown Library – *new beautiful location - 26 West Tisbury Rd., Edgartown, MA 02539 *Light Refreshments to Follow  | RSVP  Hosted by: Anika Walker-Johnson - Dean of Multicultural Education at Tabor Academy Gina Parker Collins […]

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6.16 – Two Important Events: ACT Webinar & Indy School Drop-In

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    RIISE Macon Library Drop-In: Thursday, June 16 6pm-7;30p EST The June 16, Brooklyn event is a drop-in to learn more about the benefits and the process of applying to independent schools for families of color. For more details and to RSVP click here https://riisemacondropin.eventbrite.com     ACT Strategy Seminar: Thursday, June 16th from 9pm-10pm EST Take a […]

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Inspired & Connected at RIISEPPC16

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We thank the many families, schools, thought leaders, community organizations and companies for making RIISEPPC16 - What Every Family of Color Should Know   Inspiring connections were made possible by the generous support of our sponsors: Vibrant Health, Riverdale Country School, Birch Wathen Lenox, Greenwich Academy, The Town School, The Chapin School, Test Rocker, A&M Sports. We […]

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