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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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Secrets of the College Application Process
Nov 15, 2010 4:11 pm
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A resident asks: I have read your articles for some time and have enjoyed them. They are always informative and interesting. I have one son in college and another... More
Academic Separation from College: What's Next?
Nov 1, 2010 4:34 pm
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A Danville parent asks: My son received a letter of academic separation from the university he attended last year in New York State. He did not want to leave and... More
Early Test Preparation Can Hurt College Admission
Oct 18, 2010 4:09 pm
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A grandmother asks: Is it my imagination or is the college application process starting earlier each year? I have nine grandchildren and four of them are in high... More
Does test preparation really help in college admission?
Oct 4, 2010 4:12 pm
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An Alamo resident asks:

I don't mind spending money if it's well spent. What are the benefits of test prep? Does it work and how much do test scores count in... More
Colleges want to know why you are applying. Here's how to respond to this important question!
Sep 19, 2010 7:36 pm
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Question: I am having trouble with a question that it seems all the private colleges on my list ask: "Why do you want to attend our college?" What are the colleges... More
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