Tag Archives: testing

Post #2: What We’ve Learned. Preparing for College.

Whoo-hoo! My daughter is completing her junior year at an independent school, and, I am absolutely thrilled to help support her search for a great college. Over the years, we’ve received sage advice from those who’ve already grabbed the brass ring. Here are three things we’ve learned that should take the edge off of applying […]

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Preparing To Rock The Test? SSAT | SHSAT | ISEE | PSAT | SAT | ACT

RIISE has searched long and hard for a high quality, results driven test preparation resource for our families, and we are excited to announce that we have decided to collaborate with NYC DOE approved TestRocker, Inc. Be ready, so you don’t have to get ready.   About TestRocker:  The founders of TestRocker, two females of […]

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

    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

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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Test Takers, here’s a Holiday Challenge from Saxonny Rich – Catalyst Prep

Holiday Challenge Saxonny Rich, Catalyst Prep I hope everyone had a great Thanksgiving! We are in the thick of the holiday season and to me, this means that I’m thinking of friends and family a lot.  In honor of diversity, inclusion, and of course test prep, my holiday challenge to you is to read a […]

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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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Summer Roadmap for High School Rising Sophomores & Juniors

Summer Roadmap for High School Rising Sophomores & Juniors By Suniti Mathur, co-founder of TestRocker Inc. The college application process is not what it used to be. These days, getting into college is about much more than just good grades and well-written essays. It takes months of extensive research, preparation and effort. Most importantly, families […]

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What it does it take to master the ISEE?

Posted on September 17, 2013 by ginaparkercollins in Uncategorized Many in the network have been asking about preparing for the ISEE.  RIISE  asked Bell Curves to help us get started. If you are looking to master the ISEE and want to learn more about applying to independent school,  join RIISE  as Bell Curves shares 7 strategies for success on the […]

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What does it take to master the ISEE?

            Many in the network have been asking about preparing for the ISEE.  RIISE  asked Bell Curves to help us get started. If you are looking to master the ISEE and want to learn more about applying to independent school,  join RIISE  as Bell Curves shares 7 strategies for success […]

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Part II – RIISE Roadmap: Admissions – Filling Up The Gas Tank – What You Should Know Before You Apply

Part II The Admissions Roadmap, Step I Filling up the Gas Tank The Things You Need to do Before you Apply to Independent School By Jason H. Caldwell Director of Admissions Horace Mann School   Recommendations are in order within the next month or so. For Nursery (pre-K)-grade 4, speak with your child’s previous year’s […]

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