Doing College Blog

Check out my blog where I routinely reveal information that can help guide you even more. I usually post concurrent to the admissions cycle so it is relevant to you. If you have any specific questions or concerns, drop me a line and I will do my best to help address them!

March 16, 2017
Doing College Blog

Buyer Beware! The Ethics of College Essay Workshops

By Elizabeth LaScala, PhD Published on Danville/SanRamon Express Blog: March 16, 2017 (view post) It is important to understand some […]
February 28, 2017
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Those Pesky General Education Requirements: How to Make Them Work for You!

By Elizabeth LaScala, PhD Published on Danville/SanRamon Express Blog: February 28, 2017 (view post) Graduating seniors about to attend college […]
February 22, 2017
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College Financial Aid Awards and Scholarships – Getting Your Best Offer

By Elizabeth LaScala, PhD Published in Lamorinda Weekly: February 22, 2017 (Online and Print Edition) Comparing student aid packages and […]
January 25, 2017
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How Do Colleges Evaluate Applicants?

By Elizabeth LaScala, PhD Published in Lamorinda Weekly: January 25, 2017 (Print Edition) There are many factors that play a […]
December 8, 2016
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Admitted Early Action? Congratulations! And Next Steps

By Elizabeth LaScala, PhD Published on Danville/SanRamon Express Blog: December 8, 2016 (view post)   As the holiday season approaches […]
November 16, 2016
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What’s Your Major? Be Ready to Answer

By Elizabeth LaScala, PhD Published in Lamorinda Weekly: November 16, 2016 (Print Edition) Published on Danville/SanRamon Express Blog: November 9, […]
September 7, 2016
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More Doesn’t Necessarily Mean Better in the Application Process

By Elizabeth LaScala, PhD Published in Lamorinda Weekly: September 7, 2016 (Print Edition) Published on Danville/SanRamon Express Blog: July 21, […]
August 26, 2016
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Getting Organized for Your Junior Year in High School

By Elizabeth LaScala, PhD Published in Lamorinda Weekly: August 26, 2016 (Online and Print Edition) Times have changed and getting […]
July 13, 2016
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Advice for Incoming Seniors: Don’t Kick Back and Relax This Year

By Elizabeth LaScala, PhD Published in Lamorinda Weekly: July 13th, 2016 (Online and Print Edition) Most college-bound students wish that […]
June 15, 2016
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College Communications Programs Offer More Than Just Idle Talk

By Elizabeth LaScala, PhD Published in Lamorinda Weekly: June 15, 2016 (Print Edition) Careers in digital, print and broadcast journalism, […]
February 24, 2016
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The Four Must Dos on Campus Visits

By Elizabeth LaScala, PhD Published in Lamorinda Weekly: February 24, 2016 (Print Edition) Among the most exciting parts of the […]
January 27, 2016
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Colleges You Ought to Know

By Elizabeth LaScala, PhD Published in Lamorinda Weekly: January 27, 2016 (Print Edition) What makes a “good” college? Sometimes it’s […]