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Newly Enrolled Families: Nine in Ninety

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Here’s to the close of a fantastic summer, and the beginning of a new school year. This beginning signals both enrollment and admissions at independent schools. For our newly enrolled families—what now? The first 90 days of the enrollment process at an independent school is almost as daunting as the application process itself. I recall […]

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Technology + Suniti = Private Tutor

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Over the next several months, our affiliate Test Rocker, will offer our college bound students a series of Test Rocking Challenges as they re-introduce us to the benefits of accessing our own private tutor, through technology – saving us both time and money! Besides TECHNOLOGY , what makes Test Rocker really ROCK is the TUTOR. Meet world renowned […]

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

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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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Back to School Tips: Students & Parents

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It’s that time of the year again-”back to school”! September is a great time to start anew. High School in particular is comprised of four important years that can chart a students course for success in college or the workforce. Whether entering or leaving post secondary education, now is the time to prepare. Here are […]

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