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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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Can You Get a Job with That?
Jan 31, 2015 8:02 pm
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In his presentation "Can You Get a Job with That?" Stuart Nachbar, noted education writer and college counselor states "A good school does good by... More
Hurry Up and Wait: What to Do After the College Applications Are Sent
Jan 4, 2010 11:02 am
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As the parent of three daughters who are all at different stages in their lives, I can tell you first hand that life does not begin with an acceptance letter from... More
The College Mystique: An Inside Look at College Advising
Nov 16, 2009 1:14 pm
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The College Mystique: An Inside Look at College Advising
By Elizabeth LaScala, Ph.D.

Applying to college can be one of the most bewildering as well as rewarding... 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
Taking SAT Subject Tests: Greater Flexibility or More Murkiness
Apr 27, 2015 10:00 am
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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
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