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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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The Prestige Factor
Nov 29, 2021 11:18 am
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Too often teens are dazzled by a college name, wrongly assuming that the “prestige factor” is their automatic ticket to success. Prestige, however,... More
Financing Art School
Nov 4, 2021 9:32 am
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Just like an undergraduate degree, postgraduate degrees come at a cost. Here, I’ll talk about some ways to finance your ... More
Four Reasons to Get Your MFA
Oct 12, 2021 5:50 am
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If you are at the stage where you are considering an MFA, I’ll bet you’re pretty sure that you like art and are good at it. But do you need an MFA? MFA... More
Colleges are “getting back to normal” - or are they?
Sep 7, 2021 12:18 am
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Most colleges planned on fall 2021 being a time to return to in-person education. Yet the sudden explosion of COVID’s Delta variant has thrown these plans... More
Enhance Your Medical Application with Extracurricular Choices
Aug 11, 2021 5:09 am
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Medical admission committees want applicants who have demonstrated intelligence, maturity, integrity, a dedication to service, and a commitment to embracing diversity.... More
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