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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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Tell Me More About UC-Berkeley
Dec 21, 2017 11:30 pm
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Many schools are compared to Harvard, among them the University of California-Berkeley (UC-Berkeley), fondly known as, “Cal.” The first institution of... More
Denied College Admission? Should You Appeal?
Dec 8, 2017 8:39 am
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Paul was denied admission to a private college that he, his parents, and high school counselor all had agreed matched his interests and academic profile. The question... More
Why Our College? – How to Tackle the Toughest College Essay
Nov 22, 2017 10:41 am
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In October of 2016 President Barrack Obama issued a proclamation deeming November National College Application Month He might have been dealing with one application... More
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
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