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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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Hurry Up and Wait for College Admissions!
Dec 26, 2011 4:59 pm
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Dear Dr. LaScala,

All of my son's college applications now are submitted. He is on tenterhooks about the outcome of his applications, and I have to admit to... More
Will You Miss Out on Teacher Recommendations for College Admissions?
May 30, 2011 5:13 pm
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Hello Dr. LaScala,

My daughter is just finishing her junior year and some of her friends are already asking their teachers for letters of recommendation, especially... More
Some Unexpected College Costs
Jul 29, 2013 5:49 pm
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The cost of a college education these days is soaring and out of pocket expenses for families range from costly to obscenely expensive. After accounting for tuition... More
PLAN or ACT Tests? What Are They and When Do You Take Them?
Feb 6, 2012 6:33 pm
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Dear Dr. LaScala,

What is the PLAN test? My daughter's high school offers it to sophomores in the fall. And how does it relate to the ACT?

Thanks,
John... More
Disappointing News about College Admissions? Read On!
Apr 3, 2013 5:04 pm
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Now that acceptances, rejections and waitlist notifications have arrived, some seniors are not too happy with their admission results. Want to try again? That's... More
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