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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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Early Applications Surge in College Admission
Dec 6, 2009 9:41 pm
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This is the first in a six-week series of blogs about applying to college by admission advisor Elizabeth LaScala and Teen Wire high school senior Daniel Morizono... More
How Do Colleges Actually Evaluate Applicants?
Sep 6, 2011 8:51 am
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Dr. LaScala, Is there any type of objective system that colleges use to discern what students they will accept? They receive so many applications, they must use... More
Parents! Read This if Your Child Is Applying to College
Dec 21, 2009 12:52 pm
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You have no doubt heard of parents who stop working after having a child or reduce their hours at the office to support a teen that is having trouble in high school.... More
University of California Drops SAT Subject Test Requirement
Jan 10, 2011 2:51 pm
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Question: I enjoy your responses to readers' questions and look for your column on Tuesdays. I've just heard that there are changes in the SAT Subject Test requirements... More
Admitted to Your College? It's Time for A Fresh Look
Mar 15, 2010 6:05 pm
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I would bet that the Class of 2010 seniors will be spending some time at their mailboxes and and checking email messages over the next few weeks. They will have... More
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