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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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Jump Start The College Application
Jul 15, 2013 5:35 pm
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The Common Application is used by 488 member colleges to streamline the college application process. These colleges represent 46 US states... More
When Parents and Students Disagree About College
Jul 1, 2013 5:40 pm
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Waiting until college results are in to deal with differences of opinion between students and their parents about what college to attend is not wise. When the college... More
Is It Too Early to Prepare for College?
Jun 17, 2013 6:28 pm
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A San Ramon Reader asks Dr. LaScala:

Are there advantages to starting college advising before beginning high school? My son is quite focused and driven; we aren't... More
The Little Word That Means A Lot in College Admissions
Jun 3, 2013 5:27 pm
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Many parents are surprised to discover that unless their child is failing and placed on academic probation they will not hear from the student's college or university.... More
What DO I Bring to College Next Fall?
May 20, 2013 6:04 pm
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Most seniors and their parents by now know a great deal about the work and stress of college admissions: visiting schools, taking standardized tests, filling out... More
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