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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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Master’s in Media Studies and Communications: Five Questions to Ask Yourself
May 10, 2022 5:48 am
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Master’s programs in media studies and communications take different forms depending on your specific interests in journalism, marketing, and social media. Here... More
Managing Student Stress in the Pandemic and Beyond
Feb 28, 2022 6:48 am
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Many students grow up in communities that expect extraordinary achievement both in and out of the classroom. Over the past two years a global pandemic halted student... More
The Pros and Cons of "Going Greek"
Feb 1, 2022 9:39 am
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Have you ever wondered about fraternities and sororities and whether joining one would be a good move? With so many distressing articles appearing in newspapers,... More
How to Write an SOP
Jan 21, 2022 5:05 am
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Writing SOP requires both scientific and artistic components. Your statement must be calculated and methodical but the whole document should be artistically crafted... More
The Prestige Factor
Nov 29, 2021 11:18 am
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Too often teens are dazzled by a college name, wrongly assuming that the “prestige factor” is their automatic ticket to success. Prestige, however,... More
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