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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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Tell Me More about UC-Irvine
Sep 22, 2022 12:36 pm
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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
Hiring Part-Time College Application Readers
Sep 14, 2022 6:46 am
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With the recent surge in college applications, schools have begun to outsource the work of their admission counseling staff (aka admission officers) by hiring part-time... More
Tell Me More about University of California-Davis
Sep 9, 2022 7:03 am
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Welcome to the second in a series of articles about the University of California system. In a deliberate step away from those omnipresent rankings and instead going... More
Getting Organized for Your Junior Year in High School
Sep 1, 2022 2:20 am
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Times have changed and getting into college is much different than it was even five years ago. Selecting a college is a big decision, and both public and private... More
College Profile: Tell Me More About UC-Berkeley
Aug 26, 2022 6:14 am
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Many schools are compared to Harvard, among them the University of California-Berkeley (UC-Berkeley), fondly known as “Cal.” The first institution of... More
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