Doing College | Elizabeth LaScala | PleasantonWeekly.com |

Local Blogs

Doing College
Doing College

By Elizabeth LaScala

E-mail Elizabeth LaScala | Follow this Blog

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)

Sort by: Most Recent | Most Popular

Be Yourself When You Write College Essays
Jun 12, 2012 5:59 pm
Comments: 0 | Views: 5,036

A Reader Writes:

Dear Dr. LaScala,

Our family reads your articles all the time. There is so much written about the college essay, we would like your thoughts... More
The Up and Down Sides to AP Coursework
May 26, 2012 8:19 am
Comments: 0 | Views: 5,477

A student asks Dr. LaScala: Will AP coursework help me get into college and will these courses get me through college faster?

Alex

Dear Alex,

Depending... More
The Top 10 Factors that Get You into College
May 14, 2012 3:00 pm
Comments: 0 | Views: 5,105

The single, most common question I hear as a college advisor is some version of the question "What does it take to get into a selective college?" Here are my selections... More
Smart College Financial Aid Strategies
Apr 25, 2012 12:48 pm
Comments: 0 | Views: 5,362

Dear Dr. LaScala: My son is a high school sophomore and the gap between what we can pay and what a college education costs has widened. He has good grades so we... More
Waitlisted at the UC? What You Should Know Now!
Apr 16, 2012 8:20 am
Comments: 0 | Views: 5,056

Over the past week, I received many questions regarding waitlists. The first point to bear in mind is that colleges build waitlists to help the college, not the... More
<< < 12 13 14 15 16 > >>
Page 14 of 25

ARCHIVES

Question credibility, corroboration before condemnation
By pleasantonweekly.com | 5 comments | 1,830 views

What You Need to Do Before Your Child Goes to College
By Elizabeth LaScala | 0 comments | 344 views