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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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Use Facebook to Up Your Chances of College Admisison
May 2, 2011 4:12 pm
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A reader asks Dr. LaScala: How much of a role does social networking play in college admissions? Do colleges really have the time to inspect the content of a student's... More
The Year of the Wait List in College Admissions
Apr 18, 2011 5:18 pm
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A reader asks:

My daughter was accepted at a number of good colleges, but she was wait-listed at her top choice. We've heard that being on a wait-list is like... More
California College Admisions: One Stop Shopping!
Apr 4, 2011 5:05 pm
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Dear Dr. LaScala,

We are just starting the college search and we are hoping it will be easy since my son wants to stay in California. Is there a way to research... More
Waitlists at the University of California! Say WHAT?
Mar 21, 2011 4:55 pm
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A Danville student asks: I just heard that the UC is using waitlists this year. Is that true? What should I do if I am wait-listed at my first choice UC?

Since... More
Dramatic Shift in the Way University of California Evaluates Our Students
Mar 8, 2011 1:18 pm
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The University of California announced major policy and admission requirement changes for students applying next year. These modifications should not change the... More
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