Local Blogs

Doing College
Doing College

By Elizabeth LaScala

E-mail Elizabeth LaScala | Follow this Blog

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)

Sort by: Most Recent | Most Popular

Waitlisted at the UC? What You Should Know Now!
Apr 16, 2012 8:20 am
Comments: 0 | Views: 2,846

Over the past week, I received many questions regarding waitlists. The first point to bear in mind is that colleges build waitlists to help the college, not the... More
Six Great Reasons to Use a College Admissions Consultant
Mar 5, 2012 6:35 pm
Comments: 0 | Views: 2,858

Dear Dr. LaScala,

I am frustrated by the lack of attention my junior in high school is getting (or rather not getting) about college and career advice. Should... More
Keep on Track for the Community College Transfer Path
Feb 20, 2012 6:40 pm
Comments: 0 | Views: 2,914

Dear Dr. LaScala:

My family can't afford to send me straight to a 4 year college. My dream is to attend a community college and transfer to UC San Diego. I'm... More
PLAN or ACT Tests? What Are They and When Do You Take Them?
Feb 6, 2012 6:33 pm
Comments: 0 | Views: 2,676

Dear Dr. LaScala,

What is the PLAN test? My daughter's high school offers it to sophomores in the fall. And how does it relate to the ACT?

Thanks,
John... More
College Admissons: Apply Early to Secure the Best Financial Aid Package
Jan 23, 2012 5:08 pm
Comments: 0 | Views: 2,785

Dr. LaScala,

We read your column all the time on Tuesdays and find your advice helpful. Can you give us some guidance about financial aid? We hear that it may... More
<< < 10 11 12 13 14 > >>
Page 12 of 22

ARCHIVES

The Heart of the Constitution
By Tom Cushing | 19 comments | 609 views

Bidding my Maverick Bye-Bye
By Roz Rogoff | 2 comments | 478 views

When Students Consider Non-Portfolio Design Schools
By Elizabeth LaScala | 0 comments | 170 views

'General Lee' banned; political correctness gone too far?
By Gina Channell-Allen | 0 comments | 117 views