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)
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 Michigan. After working in project management for several years, I returned to the graduate school and earned my PhD at UCLA. Clearly I love education. In 2002 I slowly merged my solid understanding of higher education systems with my research and counseling skills and founded Doing College. I am passionate about helping students and their families navigate the increasingly complex college admission process, strategize ways to make college more affordable, and prepare strong, cohesive applications. I provide personalized guidance to college, transfer and graduate school applicants; my East Bay California business is augmented by on line consulting services, to convenience US and international students who live outside the local area. (Hide)
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I am pleased to announce my new website is launched. Please visit Doing College and Beyond at www.doingcollege.com. Meanwhile, here is an October Calendar for Seniors!
October 1st: Access to UC and CSU Applications begins
Oct. 1st SAT given; be certain to send scores to your Early Application schools
Oct. 21very last date to
register for Nov. 5 SAT
Check your high school bulletin find out when you can meet with visiting college representatives; a great way to show interest!
Finalize your list of collegs
Choose your personalized target dates for your college application and financial aid deadlines
Elizabeth LaScala Ph.D. guides college, transfer and graduate school applicants through the complex world of admissions. She develops best match college lists, offers personalized interview and essay coaching, and tools and strategies to help students tackle each step of the admissions process with confidence and success. Elizabeth helps students from all backgrounds to maximize merit and financial aid awards. Visit www.doingcollege.com; Call (925) 891-4491 or email at [email protected]