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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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Jump Start The College Admission Essay
Jul 26, 2011 4:18 pm
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Dear Dr. LaScala,

We enjoy reading your column. We are the parents of twin girls who will be seniors in high school this fall and both plan to apply to the UC... More
Enjoy summer and still keep your child on track for college admission
Jul 11, 2011 5:04 pm
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Dear Dr. LaScala,

My son is entering high school in the fall. I have an older daughter who is already in college and I know how much money it costs and how competitive... More
Graduate School Admissions: Finding the Right Graduate Program for You
Jun 13, 2011 6:40 pm
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Dear Dr. LaScala:

You write a great deal about college admissions, so I wondered what you could tell me about graduate school admissions. I just finished my... More
Will You Miss Out on Teacher Recommendations for College Admissions?
May 30, 2011 5:13 pm
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Hello Dr. LaScala,

My daughter is just finishing her junior year and some of her friends are already asking their teachers for letters of recommendation, especially... More
Exactly What Is A Meaningful Summer in College Admissions?
May 16, 2011 8:25 pm
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A Danville resident asks: What exactly is a "meaningful" summer? I have heard this phrase so often, but without any real details. What should high school age... More
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