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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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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
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
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
‘Tis the Season for Financial Aid !
Dec 13, 2010 1:59 pm
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It's the time to prepare for the financial aid season because the online FAFSA becomes available to fill out this January 1st 2011. Since many colleges award federal... 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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