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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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Trends for the Class of 2019 to Consider
Aug 21, 2018 8:44 am
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Understanding the reality of today’s college application process is an important element in managing expectations. One trend that we advisors have observed... More
An Inside Look at College Advising
Jul 22, 2018 5:33 pm
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Applying to college can be one of the most bewildering as well as rewarding experiences for high school students and their families. Today, I thought I would paint... More
The Steps to Success for the College Transfer Student
Jul 12, 2018 8:52 am
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A student recently wrote to me. Here is one paragraph from her email communication:

“My family can’t afford to send me straight to a 4 year college.... More
Two College Applications Go Live!
Jul 4, 2018 5:30 am
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The 4th of July signals celebration, BBQs and firework displays commemorating our independence, but in the college admissions world, this week also marks the opening... More
Tell Me More about UC-Urvine
Jun 26, 2018 1:38 am
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Welcome to the third in a series of articles about the University of California system. For the sake of fairness, going alphabetically, the first article was all... More
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