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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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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
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
Enjoy summer and still keep your child on track for college admission
Jul 11, 2011 5:04 pm
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Dear Dr. LaScala,

My son is entering high school in the fall. I have an older daughter who is already in college and I know how much money it costs and how competitive... More
Will You Miss Out on Teacher Recommendations for College Admissions?
May 30, 2011 5:13 pm
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Hello Dr. LaScala,

My daughter is just finishing her junior year and some of her friends are already asking their teachers for letters of recommendation, especially... 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
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