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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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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
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
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
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
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
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