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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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We Are Losing Our Minds
Aug 20, 2012 7:25 pm
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We Are Losing Our Minds: A Mass Exodus of California Students

By Elizabeth LaScala, PhD

Once upon a time, California public schools ranked nationally as among... More
5 TopTips to Tackle The UC Essays
Aug 6, 2012 7:34 pm
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Seniors all over the country are busy writing their college application essays. Juniors will be doing the same task next year. Students applying to the UC are... More
What to Bring to College Next Fall
Jul 24, 2012 6:44 pm
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What do you bring to college? Most parents of seniors know a great deal about the work and stress of college admissions: visiting schools, taking standardized tests,... More
Get Going on Your College Applications Now!
Jul 9, 2012 4:44 pm
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A San Ramon resident asks:

Hi Elizabeth!

I hate to get you involved in a dispute, but my husband and I need an expert's advice. Our son thinks he should... More
How to respond to the most important question colleges ask?
Jun 26, 2012 6:42 pm
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Dear Elizabeth LaScala: I hear the supplements of the college applications ask many questions that are tough to answer. Can you help me out with how to write essays... More
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