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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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College Admissons: Apply Early to Secure the Best Financial Aid Package
Jan 23, 2012 5:08 pm
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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
Are Early College Applications Right for Me?
Jan 9, 2012 5:44 pm
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Hi Dr. LaScala,

I am a junior at San Ramon High and I want to ask you about early admission. It seems confusing, but next year I know I will need to decide if... More
Hurry Up and Wait for College Admissions!
Dec 26, 2011 4:59 pm
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Dear Dr. LaScala,

All of my son's college applications now are submitted. He is on tenterhooks about the outcome of his applications, and I have to admit to... More
What Every Engineering Applicant Should Know
Dec 12, 2011 7:36 pm
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Dear Dr. LaScala,

I am serious about studying engineering in college. How can I start to build a strong college application now, while I still have time to take... More
What's Wrong with The Best Fit College?
Nov 28, 2011 5:30 pm
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Hello Dr. LaScala:

My oldest child thought there was something wrong with her because she never felt the magic of finding the "right fit" college. She attended... More
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