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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 Up and Downside of AP Courses
May 8, 2019 1:20 am
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Depending on how your particular school treats AP classes, an AP class can be worth a full grade higher than the regular track class (that’s how some students... More
How to Be Certain You’ll Get In!
Apr 4, 2019 10:38 am
Comments: 0 | Views: 2,443

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
Comments: 15 | Views: 4,798

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
Comments: 18 | Views: 3,176

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
Comments: 2 | Views: 3,168

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
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