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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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Enjoy summer and still keep your child on track for college admission
Jul 11, 2011 5:04 pm
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Dear Dr. LaScala,

My son is entering high school in the fall. I have an older daughter who is already in college and I know how much money it costs and how competitive... 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
'Tis the Season for Financial Aid in College Admissions!
Dec 26, 2012 4:23 pm
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It's the time of year for college-bound students and their families to prepare for the financial aid season. The online FAFSA becomes available to fill out this... More
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
Get Going on Your College Applications Now!
Jul 9, 2012 4:44 pm
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A San Ramon resident asks:

Hi Elizabeth!

I hate to get you involved in a dispute, but my husband and I need an expert's advice. Our son thinks he should... More
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