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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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5 TopTips to Tackle The UC Essays
Aug 6, 2012 7:34 pm
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Seniors all over the country are busy writing their college application essays. Juniors will be doing the same task next year. Students applying to the UC are... 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
Early Test Preparation Can Hurt College Admission
Oct 18, 2010 4:09 pm
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A grandmother asks: Is it my imagination or is the college application process starting earlier each year? I have nine grandchildren and four of them are in high... More
College Admission and Score Choice: What You Must Know
Dec 28, 2009 3:59 pm
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Hollie took her SAT exam in the spring of her junior year in high school and performed poorly. She prepared over the summer and tested again in the fall of her... 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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