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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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Finishing Strong: Colleges Can Revoke Admission Offers
Mar 12, 2020 1:28 am
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You worked too hard to get into college to mess with it now. Seniors should bear in mind that their remaining high school grades can affect their new relationship... More
The Four Must Dos on College Campus Visits
Feb 26, 2020 4:10 am
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Among the most exciting parts of the college search, and certainly one of the most important, is the campus visit. There is no better way to find out if a college... More
Tell Me More About University of California-Merced
Jan 14, 2020 2:18 am
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Located near Yosemite National Park in the San Joaquin Valley, two hours from San Francisco, UC-Merced is the smallest and newest campus in the University of California... More
Our Own Artsy California System: A Few of the Many Visual and Performing Arts Programs in the UC System
Oct 29, 2019 10:29 am
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You don’t need to leave California to get a great education in the arts—and you don’t need to spend big bucks to become noticed for your art. The... More
The 6 Top Mistakes Made by High School Students Applying to College
Oct 10, 2019 9:30 am
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1. Not balancing your college list by admission probability is a recipe for disappointing results. Reach schools have low and very low admit rates; they are... More
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