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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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Should Your Sophomore Take The October PSAT? And More on Standardized Testing...
Oct 12, 2014 1:01 pm
Comments: 3 | Views: 18,595

In March, The College Board, the organization that administers the SAT (once known as the Scholastic Aptitude Test but now simply known as the SAT), announced plans... More
Public Ivy Schools for 2015--Going By the ?Virginia Rule?
Mar 20, 2015 5:25 pm
Comments: 9 | Views: 17,465

Elizabeth LaScala Ph.D. guides college, transfer and graduate school applicants through the complex world of admission. Elizabeth helps students identify majors... More
Your Most Powerful Tool for Getting Into College--Use It Now!
Mar 1, 2014 8:32 pm
Comments: 0 | Views: 16,997

As a college admission advisor I give college related advice all year round. One of the most common conversations I have with families is about high school coursework—what... More
Understanding Early Decision in College Admissions
Aug 28, 2014 10:07 am
Comments: 2 | Views: 16,945

Early Decision is an application program offered by many colleges and universities that provides an early admission decision in exchange for the student's commitment... More
Waitlisted at the UC? What You Should Know Now!
Apr 16, 2012 8:20 am
Comments: 0 | Views: 16,479

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
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