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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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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
7 steps to success: the college transfer path
Aug 26, 2013 3:09 pm
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Each year I receive calls from high school seniors who want help with the transfer path. My heart skips a beat when I get this type of call, particularly when it... More
Save Fast Cash on College Costs
May 6, 2013 7:15 pm
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So you are headed off to college in the fall and you have about a million things to do. There are activities to attend, decisions to make and forms to complete.... More
Doing College Launches New Website!
Sep 30, 2011 1:42 pm
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Hello Readers!

I am pleased to announce my new website is launched. Please visit Doing College and Beyond at www.doingcollege.com. Meanwhile, here is an October... More
Same Story, Different Prompts: Common Application’s New Essay Questions
Feb 20, 2013 12:20 pm
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Hey Dr. LaScala,

I just heard that the Common Application has revised its essay questions. What exactly does that mean for me? I am a junior at San Ramon Vally... More
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