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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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Join in the College Crowd
Jan 15, 2015 2:48 pm
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Whenever you visit a college campus, especially for the first time, keep in mind that getting around is as important as looking around. You might be blown away by... 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
You Want to Go to Our College? Prove It!
Dec 14, 2009 12:15 pm
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For many students, applying to college is burdened by an exaggerated emphasis on "getting in." This neglects some basic research that should precede the application... More
Amid Recession, You Still Have to Pay for College
Jan 11, 2010 9:51 am
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In those agonizing months between sending out college applications and waiting for those admission decisions in the spring, many high school seniors and their parents... More
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Habeas Chimpus
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