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Make Every Month Our Month!

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Posted by, Elizabeth Perez Azerad, MD RIISE Multicultural Advisor Contributions by permission of Jessica R. Azerad, Horace Mann School ‘13, Claremont McKenna College ‘17   Black History Month is coming to a close. Depending on the calendar that you consult we will begin to celebrate Women’s History Month and/ or Nutrition Month.  Latino Heritage Month is a […]

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D (Decision)-day Love Letter, A re-post

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The timing is perfect to re-post this love note – it’s still applicable… Today is Valentine’s Day and it also happens to be D-(decision) day for parents to show some love by accepting a coveted seat offered by an independent school. The admissions process is a heart-wrenching one no matter the outcome. So, our multicultural advisor, Elizabeth […]

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Admissions Now! Quick Tips – Post #2

This week’s Quick Tips – Post #2 comes from one of our supportive advisors, who just so happens to have applied at least 4 times, for 4 different children…you’re right if you guessed that she has some organizational skills! Thanks, Liz! Organization, organization, by Elizabeth Perez Azerad, RIISE Multicultural Advisor I took a quick tally of the […]

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Will economic equity detract from racial & ethnic equity in independent schools?

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As I look back on this school year I ask myself, once again, ‘why am I such a proponent of private, independent school education?’ I ask myself that question often as I justify the inherent challenges my family must address or ignore in an effort to acquire distinguished education for our kids. So, what are […]

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Affirmative Action & the Recent Supreme Court Decision, A multicultural perspective

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Elizabeth Pérez Azérad, MD RIISE Multicultural Advisor   No doubt, I am a beneficiary of affirmative action.  Because of my educational journey I have a deep interest in the recent Supreme Court decision upholding Michigan’s ban on affirmative action for use in the college admission process. As a Mexican-American growing up in a largely Anglo-Saxon […]

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Speaking of phenomenal women, meet our advisory team!

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Resources In Independent School Education is tremendously blessed by the support we receive each and every day from you, our network of families and independent schools. We thank you for all you do! Let us introduce you to four phenomenal women who are helping us plan the future by offering their insight, resources, and intellectual […]

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Our Young Women Forging Their Place and Voice The Story of La Adelita by E.Perez Azerad

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Our third amazing blog of Women’s History Month! Thank you Elizabeth. Elizabeth Perez Azerad RIISE Multicultural Advisor @lizperezazerad   Based on the famous Mexican Corridos or folk songs, which arose during the Mexican Revolution (1910-1920), “La Adelita” has become the symbolic image of any woman warrior who struggles for her rights and those of others. […]

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An Admissions Love Note: The Waiting Game, from Elizabeth Perez Azerad

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Today is Valentine’s Day and it also happens to be D-(decision) day for parents to show some love by accepting a coveted seat offered by an independent school. The admissions process is a heart-wrenching one no matter the outcome. So, our multicultural advisor, Elizabeth is sending an admissions love note for ALL who applied for […]

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Our Newest RIISE Advisor Talks: Affinity Groups, Are They Relevant?

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  We are thrilled to formally introduce Elizasbeth Perez Azerad . Liz has been a good friend, and a true RIISE advocate contributing as a guest blogger; and  co-developer/moderator of a compelling admission’s panel discussion at our Fall Boutique Recruitment Event. We are happy to have her official support! Liz opens this blog about the relevancy […]

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Parents have Hot Spots & Questions. Feedback & Answers Here.

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    It was standing room only for many of the workshops at the RIISE Parent Power Conference last month. The workshops were presented by incredibly generous parents along with administrators, faculty, and thought leaders around the ins and outs of the recruitment process; what it takes to stick it out and flourish at an […]

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