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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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What Extracurricular Activities Will Get Me into College?
Jan 2, 2014 9:18 pm
Comments: 14 | Views: 10,706

As a college admission advisor, I hear this question often from parents and students alike. Sometimes students try to amass an array of activities to adorn their... More
Your Most Powerful Tool for Getting Into College--Use It Now!
Mar 1, 2014 8:32 pm
Comments: 0 | Views: 9,986

As a college admission advisor I give college related advice all year round. One of the most common conversations I have with families is about high school coursework—what... More
Understanding Early Decision in College Admissions
Aug 28, 2014 10:07 am
Comments: 2 | Views: 8,775

Early Decision is an application program offered by many colleges and universities that provides an early admission decision in exchange for the student's commitment... More
When Adult Children Go Off to College: Keeping Your Eye on The Law
Jul 30, 2014 5:41 pm
Comments: 0 | Views: 8,316

Did you know that once children turn 18, parents lose the legal authority to make decisions for them? An individual who has reached the age of 18 is considered... More
Public Ivy Schools for 2015--Going By the ?Virginia Rule?
Mar 20, 2015 5:25 pm
Comments: 7 | Views: 8,167

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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