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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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Getting Organized for Your Junior Year in High School
Aug 28, 2015 4:18 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
The Ethics of Writing College Application Essays
Jul 6, 2015 10:20 pm
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Understanding some fundamentals about the essays colleges ask students to submit with their applications can help you make more informed decisions about getting... More
When Students Consider Non-Portfolio Design Schools
Jul 1, 2015 9:17 pm
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It is not unusual to find schools, even some very good ones that will admit students with no technical skills to programs in areas such as architecture, fashion... More
Taking SAT Subject Tests: Greater Flexibility or More Murkiness
Apr 27, 2015 10:00 am
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Elizabeth LaScala Ph.D. guides college, transfer and graduate school applicants through the complex world of admission. Elizabeth helps students identify majors... More
Getting the Most Out of Your Summer Experiences
Apr 20, 2015 10:28 am
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Elizabeth LaScala Ph.D. guides families through the complex world of college admission. She helps students identify college majors and career paths, develops good... More
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Editorial: Pleasanton Police Department's unwarranted silence unacceptable
By Gina Channell-Allen | 17 comments | 1,236 views

The Cleric and the clerk*
By Tom Cushing | 9 comments | 345 views

The Arts and Critical Thinking
By Roz Rogoff | 6 comments | 237 views