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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 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
Can You Afford Your ‘Dream School’?
Dec 13, 2018 2:09 am
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Does your child have their heart set on a “dream school”? If determination carries her forward, that dream could become an admissions reality. But, depending... More
Is Graduate School the Sensible Next Step After College?
Nov 20, 2018 6:50 am
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Some high school students know they want a graduate or professional degree even before they start their undergraduate years. Others do not consider it at all or... More
Tell Me More about University of California—Los Angeles (UCLA)
Oct 30, 2018 2:53 am
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UCLA has been called America’s finest urban public university—and one of the best research universities in the world. With easy access to the beach,... More
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