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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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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
Making the Most of Your College Visit
Oct 20, 2018 2:09 am
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As a college advisor for the past 15 years, I believe the best way for prospective students to get to know a college or university is to visit. Finding the right... More
5 Steps to Completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
Oct 7, 2018 3:28 pm
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Completing the FAFSA is an important step in the college planning process, and I believe most students benefit from having this document in place. It improves the... More
Trends for the Class of 2019 to Consider
Aug 21, 2018 8:44 am
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Understanding the reality of today’s college application process is an important element in managing expectations. One trend that we advisors have observed... More
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