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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 Admission and Score Choice: What You Must Know
Dec 28, 2009 3:59 pm
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Hollie took her SAT exam in the spring of her junior year in high school and performed poorly. She prepared over the summer and tested again in the fall of her... 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
Hurry Up and Wait: What to Do After the College Applications Are Sent
Jan 4, 2010 11:02 am
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As the parent of three daughters who are all at different stages in their lives, I can tell you first hand that life does not begin with an acceptance letter from... More
Dramatic Shift in the Way University of California Evaluates Our Students
Mar 8, 2011 1:18 pm
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The University of California announced major policy and admission requirement changes for students applying next year. These modifications should not change the... More
The College Mystique: An Inside Look at College Advising
Nov 16, 2009 1:14 pm
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The College Mystique: An Inside Look at College Advising
By Elizabeth LaScala, Ph.D.

Applying to college can be one of the most bewildering as well as rewarding... More
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