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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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Buyer Beware! The Ethics of College Essay Workshops
Mar 16, 2017 12:40 pm
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It is important to understand some fundamental truths about college essays. First, many parents ask me if I can help their student with ‘The College Essay.’... More
Those Pesky General Education Requirements: How to Make Them Work for You!
Feb 28, 2017 12:34 pm
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Graduating seniors about to attend college or juniors considering which colleges to apply to should look carefully at a college’s general education (GE) requirements.... More
Admitted Early Action? Congratulations! And Next Steps
Dec 8, 2016 7:46 pm
Comments: 1 | Views: 4,061

As the holiday season approaches college-bound seniors, who have demonstrated enthusiasm, thoroughness and efficiency by getting their college applications in the... More
What's Your Major and Other Pesky Questions Colleges Ask
Nov 9, 2016 7:12 pm
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Thousands of high school seniors cruise through college applications, completing basic contact information, high school coursework and grades, test scores and activities... More
Does Applying to More Get You Through the Door? Why More Is Not Better in College Admissions
Jul 21, 2016 3:32 pm
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“If 10% of applicants are accepted to the most selective schools to which I apply, doesn’t that mean I will have a better than 1 in 10 chance of getting... More
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