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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
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
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
You Want to Go to Our College? Prove It!
Dec 14, 2009 12:15 pm
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For many students, applying to college is burdened by an exaggerated emphasis on "getting in." This neglects some basic research that should precede the application... More
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