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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The Controversy over College Costs
Mar 17, 2013 1:44 pm
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One article decries runaway college tuition and rising student debt, placing blame squarely on shoulders of colleges. Writers of these articles believe that colleges... More
What exactly is a meaningful summer?
Apr 19, 2013 2:56 pm
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A student from Danville asks:
I keep hearing counselors talk about students having meaningful summers. Well, what exactly does that mean and what are some good... More
What DO I Bring to College Next Fall?
May 20, 2013 6:04 pm
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Most seniors and their parents by now know a great deal about the work and stress of college admissions: visiting schools, taking standardized tests, filling out... More
Is It Too Early to Prepare for College?
Jun 17, 2013 6:28 pm
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A San Ramon Reader asks Dr. LaScala:
Are there advantages to starting college advising before beginning high school? My son is quite focused and driven; we aren't... More