Admissions

February 24, 2016

The Four Must Dos on Campus Visits

By Elizabeth LaScala, PhD Among the most exciting parts of the college search, and certainly one of the most important, […]
September 7, 2016

More Doesn’t Necessarily Mean Better in the Application Process

By Elizabeth LaScala, PhD As a college admissions advisor in Lafayette I am often asked “If 10 percent of applicants […]
March 16, 2017

Buyer Beware! The Ethics of College Essay Workshops

By Elizabeth LaScala, PhD It is important to understand some fundamental truths about college essays. First, many parents ask me […]
October 19, 2017

3 Great Ways to Showcase Your Strengths on College Applications!

By Elizabeth LaScala, PhD Gone are the days when you had to rely solely on great essays and interviews to […]
October 19, 2017

The Common Application: Key Updates for 2017 – 2018 Admission Cycle

By Elizabeth LaScala, PhD Three million college-bound students and over 740 colleges use the Common Application, aka the “Common App,” […]
November 15, 2017

What’s Your Major? Be Ready to Answer

By Elizabeth LaScala, PhD Thousands of high school seniors cruise through college applications, completing basic contact information, high school coursework […]
November 22, 2017

Why Our College? – How to Tackle the Toughest College Essay

By Elizabeth LaScala, PhD In October of 2016 President Barrack Obama issued a proclamation deeming November National College Application Month. […]
December 1, 2017

Understanding Your Early College Application Options Early Enough to Make a Difference!

By Elizabeth LaScala, PhD Fall is the time of year when seniors begin to pay much more attention to the […]
December 8, 2017

Denied College Admission? Should You Appeal?

By Elizabeth LaScala, PhD Paul was denied admission to a private college that he, his parents, and high school counselor […]