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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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The 6 Top Mistakes Made by High School Students Applying to College
Oct 10, 2019 9:30 am
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1. Not balancing your college list by admission probability is a recipe for disappointing results. Reach schools have low and very low admit rates; they are... More
Why Make a College Application Resume?
Oct 3, 2019 8:18 am
Comments: 1 | Views: 1,439

A resume shows colleges who you are beyond your grades and test scores. Many colleges recommend and some even require a resume of your activities and achievements... More
How Your Email Impacts College Admission Results!
Sep 13, 2019 2:40 am
Comments: 0 | Views: 1,416

There is a common question I receive each cycle from a number of my clients and the response is a little complex and a bit tricky. Here is the question:

What... More
Demystifying Early Application Options
Aug 29, 2019 11:19 am
Comments: 1 | Views: 1,320

1. Early Decision (ED): What Is It?
Early Decision is an application opportunity offered by many of the nation’s selective institutions that provides... More
Thinking about Applying Undeclared? Think Again!
Aug 6, 2019 9:33 am
Comments: 2 | Views: 2,762

Thousands of high school seniors cruise through college applications, completing basic contact information, high school coursework and grades, test scores and activities... More
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