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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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What Activiites Really Count on College Applications?
Nov 14, 2011 4:20 pm
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Dear Dr. LaScala,

Our son has just started high school and we are wondering about extracurricular activities. How much do they really count on the college application... More
Be Yourself When You Write College Essays
Jun 12, 2012 5:59 pm
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A Reader Writes:

Dear Dr. LaScala,

Our family reads your articles all the time. There is so much written about the college essay, we would like your thoughts... More
Avoid the Top Online College Application Mistakes!
Oct 31, 2011 5:12 pm
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Dear Elizabeth,

My daughter is a senior and is preparing her college applications. I guess that a lot of this gets done online now. I'm fairly computer literate,... More
Six Great Reasons to Use a College Admissions Consultant
Mar 5, 2012 6:35 pm
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Dear Dr. LaScala,

I am frustrated by the lack of attention my junior in high school is getting (or rather not getting) about college and career advice. Should... More
Waitlisted at the UC? What You Should Know Now!
Apr 16, 2012 8:20 am
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Over the past week, I received many questions regarding waitlists. The first point to bear in mind is that colleges build waitlists to help the college, not the... More
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