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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
What exactly is a meaningful summer?
Apr 19, 2013 2:56 pm
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A student from Danville asks:

I keep hearing counselors talk about students having meaningful summers. Well, what exactly does that mean and what are some good... 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
The Controversy over College Costs
Mar 17, 2013 1:44 pm
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One article decries runaway college tuition and rising student debt, placing blame squarely on shoulders of colleges. Writers of these articles believe that colleges... More
What DO I Bring to College Next Fall?
May 20, 2013 6:04 pm
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Most seniors and their parents by now know a great deal about the work and stress of college admissions: visiting schools, taking standardized tests, filling out... More
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