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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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‘Tis the Season for Financial Aid !
Dec 13, 2010 1:59 pm
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It's the time to prepare for the financial aid season because the online FAFSA becomes available to fill out this January 1st 2011. Since many colleges award federal... More
Making Personal Contacts in College Admission
Nov 29, 2010 4:02 pm
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A reader asks: I read with interest your last column about college admission. However, I am not certain how one contacts a college prior to sending the application.... More
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
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