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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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Hurry Up and Wait for College Admissions!
Dec 26, 2011 4:59 pm
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Dear Dr. LaScala,

All of my son's college applications now are submitted. He is on tenterhooks about the outcome of his applications, and I have to admit to... More
'Tis the Season for Financial Aid in College Admissions!
Dec 26, 2012 4:23 pm
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It's the time of year for college-bound students and their families to prepare for the financial aid season. The online FAFSA becomes available to fill out this... More
PLAN or ACT Tests? What Are They and When Do You Take Them?
Feb 6, 2012 6:33 pm
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Dear Dr. LaScala,

What is the PLAN test? My daughter's high school offers it to sophomores in the fall. And how does it relate to the ACT?

Thanks,
John... More
The Waiting Game Begins for College Admissions
Jan 8, 2013 8:19 pm
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Hurry Up and Wait: What to Do After the College Applications Are Sent

Somehow the admission frenzy has managed to scare our kids—even those at the top of... More
Get Going on Your College Applications Now!
Jul 9, 2012 4:44 pm
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A San Ramon resident asks:

Hi Elizabeth!

I hate to get you involved in a dispute, but my husband and I need an expert's advice. Our son thinks he should... More
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