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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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Congratulations on Getting In! Now How Long to Get Out?
Apr 27, 2014 10:35 am
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This time of year many high school seniors have made or are about to make the final selection of where to go to college. I am reminded of a statement made by F.... More
An Insider's Look at College Advising
Dec 3, 2013 3:25 pm
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Applying to college can be one of the most bewildering as well as rewarding experiences for high school students and their families. I thought I would start my... More
Join in the College Crowd
Jan 15, 2015 2:48 pm
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Whenever you visit a college campus, especially for the first time, keep in mind that getting around is as important as looking around. You might be blown away by... More
5 TopTips to Tackle The UC Essays
Aug 6, 2012 7:34 pm
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Seniors all over the country are busy writing their college application essays. Juniors will be doing the same task next year. Students applying to the UC are... More
Jump Start The College Admission Essay
Jul 26, 2011 4:18 pm
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Dear Dr. LaScala,

We enjoy reading your column. We are the parents of twin girls who will be seniors in high school this fall and both plan to apply to the UC... More
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