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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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When Adult Children Go Off to College: Keeping Your Eye on The Law
Jul 30, 2014 5:41 pm
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Did you know that once children turn 18, parents lose the legal authority to make decisions for them? An individual who has reached the age of 18 is considered... More
The Little Word That Means A Lot in College Admissions
Jun 3, 2013 5:27 pm
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Many parents are surprised to discover that unless their child is failing and placed on academic probation they will not hear from the student's college or university.... More
Should Your Sophomore Take The October PSAT? And More on Standardized Testing...
Oct 12, 2014 1:01 pm
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In March, The College Board, the organization that administers the SAT (once known as the Scholastic Aptitude Test but now simply known as the SAT), announced plans... More
Getting Organized for Your Senior Year
May 10, 2010 5:21 pm
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Times have changed and getting into college is much different than it was even five years ago. Selecting a college is a big decision, and both public and private... 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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