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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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How to Make General Education Requirements Work for You!
Feb 12, 2020 8:53 am
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Graduating seniors about to attend college or juniors considering which colleges to apply to should look carefully at a college’s general education (GE) requirements.... More
Tell Me More About University of California-Merced
Jan 14, 2020 2:18 am
Comments: 11 | Views: 4,132

Located near Yosemite National Park in the San Joaquin Valley, two hours from San Francisco, UC-Merced is the smallest and newest campus in the University of California... More
Our Own Artsy California System: A Few of the Many Visual and Performing Arts Programs in the UC System
Oct 29, 2019 10:29 am
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You don’t need to leave California to get a great education in the arts—and you don’t need to spend big bucks to become noticed for your art. The... More
The 6 Top Mistakes Made by High School Students Applying to College
Oct 10, 2019 9:30 am
Comments: 2 | Views: 3,513

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: 2,415

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
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