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By Elizabeth LaScala

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About this blog: I post articles to offer timely and substantive college admission guidance on important topics and issues. Originally from New York, I have a B.S. from Hunter College in NYC and advanced professional degrees from the University of...  (More)

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Where Did All the SAT Subjects Tests Go?
Sep 10, 2012 6:58 pm
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A long time ago in a UC system far, far away, SAT Subjects were required by the University of California (UC). Now they are not required. The rationale (which... More
What's Wrong with The Best Fit College?
Nov 28, 2011 5:30 pm
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Hello Dr. LaScala:

My oldest child thought there was something wrong with her because she never felt the magic of finding the "right fit" college. She attended... More
Are Early College Applications Right for Me?
Jan 9, 2012 5:44 pm
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Hi Dr. LaScala,

I am a junior at San Ramon High and I want to ask you about early admission. It seems confusing, but next year I know I will need to decide if... More
What's A College Degree Really Worth?
Oct 17, 2011 5:03 pm
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Dear Dr. LaScala:

What are the best majors to pursue in terms of job opportunities and earnings? There seems to be much unemployment or underemployment among... More
Be Yourself When You Write College Essays
Jun 12, 2012 5:59 pm
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A Reader Writes:

Dear Dr. LaScala,

Our family reads your articles all the time. There is so much written about the college essay, we would like your thoughts... More
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