Applications

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 […]
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 […]
October 8, 2019

Why Make a College Application Resume?

by Elizabeth LaScala PhD A resume shows colleges who you are beyond your grades and test scores. Many colleges recommend […]
October 8, 2019

The 6 Top Mistakes Made by High School Students Applying to College

By Elizabeth LaScala, PhD Not balancing your college list by admission probability is a recipe for disappointing results.  Reach schools […]