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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's A College Degree Really Worth?
Oct 17, 2011 5:03 pm
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Dear Dr. LaScala:

What are the best majors to pursue in terms of job opportunities and earnings? There seems to be much unemployment or underemployment among... More
College Admissons: Apply Early to Secure the Best Financial Aid Package
Jan 23, 2012 5:08 pm
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Dr. LaScala,

We read your column all the time on Tuesdays and find your advice helpful. Can you give us some guidance about financial aid? We hear that it may... More
Are Early College Applications Right for Me?
Jan 9, 2012 5:44 pm
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Hi Dr. LaScala,

I am a junior at San Ramon High and I want to ask you about early admission. It seems confusing, but next year I know I will need to decide if... More
The Game Plan for the College-Bound Athlelte
Oct 15, 2012 6:49 pm
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Dear Dr. LaScala,

I am trying to convince my parents to find a colege advisor to help me deal with the whole college admission stuff. I'm a pretty high level... More
Is Resistance Futile? Avoiding Serious Misconceptions in College Admissions
Dec 3, 2012 5:15 pm
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Widespread misconceptions flourish in the college admissions world, providing advantages to colleges but often hurting applicants and their families. You can resist... More
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