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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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Disappointing News about College Admissions? Read On!
Apr 3, 2013 5:04 pm
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Now that acceptances, rejections and waitlist notifications have arrived, some seniors are not too happy with their admission results. Want to try again? That's... More
My Guide to Good College Communications Programs
Jun 5, 2016 5:20 pm
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Careers in digital, print and broadcast journalism, advertising and public relations are among the most desired by college students. However, early success in these... More
Admitted Early Action? Congratulations! And Next Steps
Dec 8, 2016 7:46 pm
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As the holiday season approaches college-bound seniors, who have demonstrated enthusiasm, thoroughness and efficiency by getting their college applications in the... More
How to respond to the most important question colleges ask?
Jun 26, 2012 6:42 pm
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Dear Elizabeth LaScala: I hear the supplements of the college applications ask many questions that are tough to answer. Can you help me out with how to write essays... More
What exactly is a meaningful summer?
Apr 19, 2013 2:56 pm
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A student from Danville asks:

I keep hearing counselors talk about students having meaningful summers. Well, what exactly does that mean and what are some good... More
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