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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 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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Love, Admissions.3

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Dear Family Applicant, We begin today’s installment with the notion of positive thinking. The stress of waiting for a yes or a no can be lessened considerably with the power of positive thinking. Expectations, visualizations and affirmations, from the beginning can have a profound effect on the experiences of our outcomes. One indy school parent […]

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Thank You! The 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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[10.04] Register – RIISE Fall Boutique Recruitment Event + Book Launch

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  RIISE is back at Sarah Lawrence College helping great families engage with great independent schools. RIISE Roadmap Launch Sponsors: Riverdale Country School Greenwich Academy The Fessenden School Workshop Sponsors: Horace Mann School Columbia Grammar & Prep School Birch Wathen Lenox   plus: Ethical Culture Fieldston School Rye Country Day School Tabor Academy The Browning School French-American […]

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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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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 – #6 – Be Encouraged!

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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 – #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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Relevant Re-post – My Child Didn’t Get In. Now What?

Sheri Robertson is RIISE’s newest advisor who will focus on Admissions. Sheri jumped on board just as the 2014-15 admissions letters began to arrive providing valued consultation to many of the families who attended our Fall Boutique Recruitment Event. Families not accepted, placed on the wait list, or who had multiple acceptances to choose from […]

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