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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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Acing the College Admissions Interview
Oct 3, 2011 5:09 pm
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Hi Dr. LaScala,

What are your pointers on how to do well in the college admissions interview?

Thanks,
~Senior Getting Ready for College Interviews

Dear... More
Doing College Launches New Website!
Sep 30, 2011 1:42 pm
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Hello Readers!

I am pleased to announce my new website is launched. Please visit Doing College and Beyond at www.doingcollege.com. Meanwhile, here is an October... More
How Do Colleges Actually Evaluate Applicants?
Sep 6, 2011 8:51 am
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Dr. LaScala, Is there any type of objective system that colleges use to discern what students they will accept? They receive so many applications, they must use... More
Beyond the Right Fit in College Admissions
Aug 22, 2011 6:06 pm
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Dear Dr. LaScala,

We always hear about colleges being the "right fit" or a "good match" for a student. What are specific and concrete ways we can help our son... More
Adding Sports to the College Admission Game
Aug 8, 2011 1:18 pm
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Hello Dr. LaScala,

My son might want to continue to swim in college. He will be a sophomore this year and we want to get on track early and avoid making mistakes.... More
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