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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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Public Ivy Schools for 2015--Going By the ?Virginia Rule?
Mar 20, 2015 5:25 pm
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Elizabeth LaScala Ph.D. guides college, transfer and graduate school applicants through the complex world of admission. Elizabeth helps students identify majors... More
An Insider's Look at College Advising
Dec 3, 2013 3:25 pm
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Applying to college can be one of the most bewildering as well as rewarding experiences for high school students and their families. I thought I would start my... More
The Little Word That Means A Lot in College Admissions
Jun 3, 2013 5:27 pm
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Many parents are surprised to discover that unless their child is failing and placed on academic probation they will not hear from the student's college or university.... More
Thanksgiving Transfer Fever!
Nov 25, 2014 2:33 pm
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Thanksgiving is a time filled with family, turkey, football, and in many houses newly returned freshmen. After they've cleared the cupboards, lounged on the couches... More
Getting Organized for Your Senior Year
May 10, 2010 5:21 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
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