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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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The Four Must Dos on College Campus Visits
Feb 21, 2016 3:29 pm
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Among the most exciting parts of the college search, and certainly one of the most important, is the campus visit. There is no better way to find out if a college... More
Colleges You Ought to Know
Feb 7, 2016 1:48 pm
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As a college advisor, families often ask me "What makes a college a good college?" Sometimes it’s a school that has a familiar name. But often times... More
When Student Loans Make Sense
Dec 27, 2015 6:03 pm
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Elizabeth LaScala Ph.D. guides families through the complex world of college and graduate school admissions. She helps students identify majors and career paths,... More
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
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