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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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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
Don't Let A College Education Bury You in Debt!
Aug 9, 2010 3:51 pm
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It has been wisely noted that money rarely goes to those who need it most, but rather it winds up in the hands of those individuals who best understand the process... More
7 Steps to Successful College Admissions Transfer: Part II
Jun 23, 2010 1:22 pm
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Each year I receive calls from high school seniors who want help with the transfer path. Although I have been an advisor for years, my heart still skips a beat... More
Academic Separation from College: What's Next?
Nov 1, 2010 4:34 pm
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A Danville parent asks: My son received a letter of academic separation from the university he attended last year in New York State. He did not want to leave and... 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
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