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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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The Little Word That Means A Lot in College Admissions
Jun 3, 2013 5:27 pm
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Many parents are surprised to discover that unless their child is failing and placed on academic probation they will not hear from the student's college or university.... More
Thanksgiving Transfer Fever!
Nov 25, 2014 2:33 pm
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Thanksgiving is a time filled with family, turkey, football, and in many houses newly returned freshmen. After they've cleared the cupboards, lounged on the couches... More
Getting Organized for Your Senior Year
May 10, 2010 5:21 pm
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Times have changed and getting into college is much different than it was even five years ago. Selecting a college is a big decision, and both public and private... More
Early Test Preparation Can Hurt College Admission
Oct 18, 2010 4:09 pm
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A grandmother asks: Is it my imagination or is the college application process starting earlier each year? I have nine grandchildren and four of them are in high... More
College Admission and Score Choice: What You Must Know
Dec 28, 2009 3:59 pm
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Hollie took her SAT exam in the spring of her junior year in high school and performed poorly. She prepared over the summer and tested again in the fall of her... More
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