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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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What You Need to Do Before Your Child Goes to College
Jul 25, 2017 3:30 pm
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Did you know that once children turn 18, parents lose the legal authority to make decisions for them? An individual who has reached the age of 18 is considered... More
Buyer Beware! The Ethics of College Essay Workshops
Mar 16, 2017 12:40 pm
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It is important to understand some fundamental truths about college essays. First, many parents ask me if I can help their student with ‘The College Essay.’... More
Those Pesky General Education Requirements: How to Make Them Work for You!
Feb 28, 2017 12:34 pm
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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
Admitted Early Action? Congratulations! And Next Steps
Dec 8, 2016 7:46 pm
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As the holiday season approaches college-bound seniors, who have demonstrated enthusiasm, thoroughness and efficiency by getting their college applications in the... More
What's Your Major and Other Pesky Questions Colleges Ask
Nov 9, 2016 7:12 pm
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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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