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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 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
Is A Post Baccalaureate Program Right for You?
Apr 26, 2018 12:22 pm
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Over the last decade there has been a surge of college students who major in the sciences in the hopes of applying to medical or dental school. To be successful,... More
Thinking Premed? What You Should Be Thinking About
Apr 16, 2018 8:54 pm
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One of my specialty areas is graduate and professional school admissions and I work with many high school and college students who are hoping to one day attend medical,... More
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