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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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Should Your Sophomore Take The October PSAT? And More on Standardized Testing...
Oct 12, 2014 1:01 pm
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In March, The College Board, the organization that administers the SAT (once known as the Scholastic Aptitude Test but now simply known as the SAT), announced plans... More
Three Time Tested Test Prep Recommendations
Oct 4, 2014 7:00 pm
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By now most families have heard that a new SAT exam will be administered for the first time in spring 2016. As test preparation providers respond to these changes... More
Understanding Early Decision in College Admissions
Aug 28, 2014 10:07 am
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Early Decision is an application program offered by many colleges and universities that provides an early admission decision in exchange for the student's commitment... More
When Adult Children Go Off to College: Keeping Your Eye on The Law
Jul 30, 2014 5:41 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
Budget Basics for New College Graduates
Jun 8, 2014 10:32 pm
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Here's a question I'm often asked by new or soon to be college graduates: "I am looking for a job. Can you help me figure out how much income I will need to pay... More
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