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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 Be Certain You’ll Get In!
Apr 4, 2019 10:38 am
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While some students stress over their ability to be accepted at highly selective colleges, there is a category of colleges that think quite differently about admissibility.... More
The College Admissions Scam
Mar 13, 2019 2:56 am
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The recent college admissions scandal that was revealed in a New York Times... More
College Options for the Artistic-Minded Student
Mar 6, 2019 2:25 am
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For the artistic-minded student, there are several different types of schools to research in order to find the right academic fit and degree path.

- Four-year... More
How Important Is Demonstrated Interest?
Feb 6, 2019 1:39 am
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As college admit rates fall at most top colleges, and the number of applicants rise, it is more important than ever for students to take control of factors that... More
Value by Design: Meeting the Interests of the Artistic Student
Jan 6, 2019 1:20 am
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A big obstacle for a student who wishes to study the arts is the widely held belief that a degree in the visual and performing arts (VPA) will not lead to ‘real’... More
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