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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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Your Most Powerful Tool for Getting Into College--Use It Now!
Mar 1, 2014 8:32 pm
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As a college admission advisor I give college related advice all year round. One of the most common conversations I have with families is about high school coursework—what... More
The Big Mistake Students Make When Filling Out The FAFSA
Jan 21, 2014 3:07 pm
Comments: 48 | Views: 7,823

As the flurry starts to die down around applying to colleges, there is a new issue for students and their families to consider. Students may have to be just as... More
Should Your Sophomore Take The October PSAT? And More on Standardized Testing...
Oct 12, 2014 1:01 pm
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In March, The College Board, the organization that administers the SAT (once known as the Scholastic Aptitude Test but now simply known as the SAT), announced plans... More
Congratulations on Getting In! Now How Long to Get Out?
Apr 27, 2014 10:35 am
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This time of year many high school seniors have made or are about to make the final selection of where to go to college. I am reminded of a statement made by F.... More
When Adult Children Go Off to College: Keeping Your Eye on The Law
Jul 30, 2014 5:41 pm
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Did you know that once children turn 18, parents lose the legal authority to make decisions for them? An individual who has reached the age of 18 is considered... More
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