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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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An Insider's Look at College Advising
Dec 3, 2013 3:25 pm
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Applying to college can be one of the most bewildering as well as rewarding experiences for high school students and their families. I thought I would start my... More
Quick! Show Me the Money--the CSS Profile
Sep 30, 2013 4:43 pm
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Timing is critical. For high school seniors who plan to request financial aid, now is the time to determine the forms required at each college on your list. You... More
7 steps to success: the college transfer path
Aug 26, 2013 3:09 pm
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Each year I receive calls from high school seniors who want help with the transfer path. My heart skips a beat when I get this type of call, particularly when it... More
Some Unexpected College Costs
Jul 29, 2013 5:49 pm
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The cost of a college education these days is soaring and out of pocket expenses for families range from costly to obscenely expensive. After accounting for tuition... More
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
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Understanding Early Decision in College Admissions
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