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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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Doing College Launches New Website!
Sep 30, 2011 1:42 pm
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Hello Readers!

I am pleased to announce my new website is launched. Please visit Doing College and Beyond at www.doingcollege.com. Meanwhile, here is an October... More
Finding What Fits in College Admissions
Jan 21, 2013 6:09 pm
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As seniors start their final stretch in high school, juniors are just gearing up for college admissions. A question I hear frequently is "How do I put together... More
Same Story, Different Prompts: Common Application’s New Essay Questions
Feb 20, 2013 12:20 pm
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Hey Dr. LaScala,

I just heard that the Common Application has revised its essay questions. What exactly does that mean for me? I am a junior at San Ramon Vally... More
7 Steps to Success: The College Transfer Path
Mar 5, 2013 11:54 am
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Each year I receive calls from high school seniors who want help with the transfer path. My heart skips a beat when I get this type of call, particularly when it... More
Save Fast Cash on College Costs
May 6, 2013 7:15 pm
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So you are headed off to college in the fall and you have about a million things to do. There are activities to attend, decisions to make and forms to complete.... More
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