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The Point of It All

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The point is they’ve developed in ways beyond my wildest expectations. Seriously, they blow my mind! Although I credit my family’s love and guidance, an independent school education has had a significant impact on my children’s progress. Since lower school, my 11th-grade daughter and my 8th-grade son have continued to remind us the reason for it all. Before […]

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[9.27] RIISE ROADMAP: INDEPENDENT SCHOOL ADMISSION WEBINAR

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RIISE ROADMAP: INDEPENDENT SCHOOL ADMISSION WEBINAR September 27, 2017 7pm-8pm This is an online event Participate in our digital workshop that will address five hidden steps toward a sane, productive and enjoyable independent school search process. You will learn: 1. how your Purpose can get you back on the right track when the road you’re on gets bumpy-and […]

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[10.29] 8th RIISE Fall Boutique Recruitment Event

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    8th RIISE Fall Boutique Recruitment Event Sunday, October 29 at 2 PM - 5 PM Sarah Lawrence College – Heimbold Visual Arts Center 1 Mead Way, Bronxville, NY   For the past eight years, Resources In Independent School Education has created a recruitment space for families of color as they consider the social, educational, economic, and cultural […]

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Four Ways To Stay In Control of Admission Process

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If you’ve been rocking out the independent school admission process for the last several months, then You Are A ROCK STAR! This competitive and subjective process is a roller coaster ride! But, what’s really cool is that you and your child threw both hands high in the air descending and ascending to the end. Bravo! […]

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RIISE Above The Rest!

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I had to borrow this quote from my nephew’s t-shirt because it’s in perfect alignment with how RIISE rocks. Having a growth mindset can inspire you to do what most won’t—contemplate and apply for an independent school education. It takes a certain amount of grit to consider and journey through the admission process. Please understand, […]

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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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Love, Admissions.2

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Dear Families, In honor of having navigated the competitive application process, we are back to share more love! Are you worried that the application process didn’t reflect your family’s capacity or your child’s ability & potential? You are not alone. The Top 3 Things Parents Worry About: what my spouse may have said/did during the interview  - […]

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Love, Admissions

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Dear Family Applicants, There may be a few loose ends like a pending interview or test date, but for the most part your role in this rigorous application process is over. Job well done, family!!! Because we’ve been there, we expect you may be experiencing a bit of anxiety as you wait for notification. In […]

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Thank You! End of Series, but not End of Journey – RIISE Roadmap Workshop Series™

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    Thank you to all who participated in our RIISE Roadmap Workshop Series™. Many of you went out of your way to make it, traveling distances, bracing through hard rain, and re-arranging schedules. We were honored by your participation. A big shout out to this year’s host school – Riverdale Country School! What participants had to […]

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REPOST – Ten Tips for Leaving a Good Impression at an Independent School Interview

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REPOST from 2013 RIISE blog…. We have many themes leading into our diversity recruitment event, Sunday, October 6, like: Awareness, Application, Access Luck favors the Prepared RIISE Lifestyle Straight, no Chaser! But, there is one blog that really captures the theme, Straight No Chaser. Not for the faint of heart, and certainly not meant to […]

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