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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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What's Your Major and Other Pesky Questions Colleges Ask
Nov 9, 2016 7:12 pm
Comments: 3 | Views: 2,822

Thousands of high school seniors cruise through college applications, completing basic contact information, high school coursework and grades, test scores and activities... More
Does Applying to More Get You Through the Door? Why More Is Not Better in College Admissions
Jul 21, 2016 3:32 pm
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“If 10% of applicants are accepted to the most selective schools to which I apply, doesn’t that mean I will have a better than 1 in 10 chance of getting... More
My Guide to Good College Communications Programs
Jun 5, 2016 5:20 pm
Comments: 5 | Views: 5,352

Careers in digital, print and broadcast journalism, advertising and public relations are among the most desired by college students. However, early success in these... More
So You Are Planning on a Career in Law? Read on!
May 24, 2016 7:07 pm
Comments: 0 | Views: 3,112

Different colleges offer different programs and services to help undergraduate students prepare for admission to law school and to find internships and other opportunities... More
Selecting the Right College Essay Workshop
Apr 18, 2016 2:51 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
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