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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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Letters of Evaluation (LOE) for Medical School
Apr 21, 2021 9:59 am
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One of the most important and often least carefully considered components of the medical school application are letters of recommendation, called letters of evaluation... More
How to Get a Good Letter of Recommendation
Apr 9, 2021 8:08 am
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Applying to graduate degree programs requires the organization and synthesis of a lot of information. There are many moving parts, and it can be tempting to focus... More
What You Don’t Know About College Costs Can Cost You Big Time!
Mar 30, 2021 8:10 am
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Whether you are comparing financial aid awards from acceptances or entering the college admissions cycle for the first time this fall, you should gather the most... More
COVID Increased the Importance of Diversity Essays on College Applications: Four Questions to Help You Brainstorm
Mar 11, 2021 4:17 am
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Diversity statements are an increasingly common requirement on college, graduate and professional school applications. These questions are going to become even more... More
Honors Colleges and Honors Programs: Key Differences
Feb 25, 2021 2:46 am
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Honors programs and honors colleges are ways for academically talented students to reap the rewards of a smaller liberal arts and sciences education within the context... More
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