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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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Thanksgiving Transfer Fever!
Nov 25, 2014 2:33 pm
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Thanksgiving is a time filled with family, turkey, football, and in many houses newly returned freshmen. After they've cleared the cupboards, lounged on the couches... 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
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
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
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