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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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Admissions Now!

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Admissions Now! Are You Applying?   What’s Your Vision?  Do You Have A Game Plan? Resources In  Independent School Education  Can Help It’s your right to dream big. An independent school education can transform the future for your child and your family. This summer RIISE has been helping families plan out their vision for excellence in […]

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Timely Tips: The Decision, and Your Next Move

Decisions have begun to roll in! We hope you received warm welcomes from schools. We know how hard your family worked. Above all, reassure your child that regardless of the outcome, as a parent you are their advocate and you will take the educational journey with them wherever they are. Here are a few next steps,  in […]

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

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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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Admissions Now! Quick Tips – #4

We continue this Monday’s Admissions Now! Quick Tips with tips from Abby Katz, Dean of Admission & Financial Aid at Greenwich Academy, in lower Fairfield County, CT. We asked Abby those same four questions many families may not dare ask an admissions representative, and got her perspective. Thanks Abby! We hope you find these tips helpful on your admissions journey […]

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Admissions Now! Quick Tips – Post #3

This Monday’s Admissions Now! Quick Tips comes from Linda Shuffman, Director of Admissions & Enrollment Management at The Town School on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. We asked Linda four questions many families may not dare ask an admissions representative. We hope you find the tips helpful. Please share!   1) What part of the […]

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Admissions Now! Quick Tips – Post #1

This and every Monday during the admissions season we are going to post tips from parents, admissions directors and consultants to help you manage the process of applying to private, independent schools this season or the next. Already enrolled? Kindly, share it with someone you know. Today’s Admissions Now! Quick Tips comes from Sarah Lafferty […]

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October 25 – Admissions Now! A Workshop

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Admissions Now! A Workshop Understanding the essentials of the Independent School admissions & recruitment process Admit to permit to exercise a certain function or privilege Oxford Dictionaries, www.oxforddictionaries.com, 2014 Recruit to attempt to enroll or enlist Oxford Dictionaries, www.oxforddictionaries.com, 2014   If you’re a family of color applying now or in the future, this workshop […]

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October 19 – 5th Annual RIISE Fall Boutique Recruitment Event

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  5th Annual RIISE Fall Boutique Recruitment Event RSVP On Sunday, October 19, join us for the 5th Annual RIISE Fall Boutique Recruitment Event. We are thrilled to return to Sarah Lawrence College to assist with building bridges, around admissions, between families of color who value distinguished day & boarding school education, and admissions teams who are recruiting […]

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RIISE Spotlight with Greenwich Academy’s Abby Katz – Dean of Admissions & FA

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RIISE is thrilled to brand and promote our newest member school, Greenwich Academy. Located about 25 miles from NYC, GA is situated on an incredibly beautiful campus in downtown Greenwich, CT, convenient to both Westchester and Fairfield counties. The all-girl, Pre K-12 college preparatory’s physical space challenges and encourages academic achievement , character development and […]

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