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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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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
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
The Up and Down Sides to AP Coursework
May 26, 2012 8:19 am
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A student asks Dr. LaScala: Will AP coursework help me get into college and will these courses get me through college faster?

Alex

Dear Alex,

Depending... More
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