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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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University of California Drops SAT Subject Test Requirement
Jan 10, 2011 2:51 pm
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Question: I enjoy your responses to readers' questions and look for your column on Tuesdays. I've just heard that there are changes in the SAT Subject Test requirements... More
What are the top factors colleges use to evaluate applicants?
Dec 27, 2010 4:09 pm
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A Danville resident asks:

Counselors at our high school are so busy with seniors that the younger students do not get much attention. My daughter is a junior... More
‘Tis the Season for Financial Aid !
Dec 13, 2010 1:59 pm
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It's the time to prepare for the financial aid season because the online FAFSA becomes available to fill out this January 1st 2011. Since many colleges award federal... More
Making Personal Contacts in College Admission
Nov 29, 2010 4:02 pm
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A reader asks: I read with interest your last column about college admission. However, I am not certain how one contacts a college prior to sending the application.... More
Secrets of the College Application Process
Nov 15, 2010 4:11 pm
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A resident asks: I have read your articles for some time and have enjoyed them. They are always informative and interesting. I have one son in college and another... More
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