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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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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
Some Unexpected College Costs
Jul 29, 2013 5:49 pm
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The cost of a college education these days is soaring and out of pocket expenses for families range from costly to obscenely expensive. After accounting for tuition... More
The Secret Sauce in College Admissions
Nov 12, 2012 5:28 pm
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It is true that showing your interest in a college can be a tip factor in getting that acceptance letter.

Visiting your colleges, writing to ask intelligient... More
Disappointing News about College Admissions? Read On!
Apr 3, 2013 5:04 pm
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Now that acceptances, rejections and waitlist notifications have arrived, some seniors are not too happy with their admission results. Want to try again? That's... More
7 steps to success: the college transfer path
Aug 26, 2013 3:09 pm
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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
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