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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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3 Great Ways to Showcase Your Strengths on College Applications!
Oct 19, 2017 9:20 am
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Gone are the days when you had to rely solely on great essays and interviews to showcase your many talents and strengths! Colleges are making it easier for students... More
What Exactly Is FAFSA and Why Should You Complete It?
Sep 22, 2017 8:17 pm
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Beginning October 1st, families with college-bound students may file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to be approved for Federal Direct Student... More
Understanding Early Decision in College Admission
Aug 13, 2017 4:09 pm
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Early Decision (ED) is an application program offered by many colleges and universities that provides an early admission decision in exchange for the student’s... More
What You Need to Do Before Your Child Goes to College
Jul 25, 2017 3:30 pm
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Did you know that once children turn 18, parents lose the legal authority to make decisions for them? An individual who has reached the age of 18 is considered... More
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
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