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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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When Adult Children Go Off to College: Keeping Your Eye on The Law
Jul 30, 2014 5:41 pm
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Did you know that once children turn 18, parents lose the legal authority to make decisions for them? An individual who has reached the age of 18 is considered... More
Budget Basics for New College Graduates
Jun 8, 2014 10:32 pm
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Here's a question I'm often asked by new or soon to be college graduates: "I am looking for a job. Can you help me figure out how much income I will need to pay... More
Congratulations on Getting In! Now How Long to Get Out?
Apr 27, 2014 10:35 am
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This time of year many high school seniors have made or are about to make the final selection of where to go to college. I am reminded of a statement made by F.... More
Take Full Advantage of Free Standardized Testing Opportunities
Apr 21, 2014 4:05 pm
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May and June are important months for constructing college success at earlier grade levels. Most students think about standardized testing in the junior year, but... More
Your Most Powerful Tool for Getting Into College--Use It Now!
Mar 1, 2014 8:32 pm
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As a college admission advisor I give college related advice all year round. One of the most common conversations I have with families is about high school coursework—what... More
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