College Advice

January 27, 2016

Colleges You Ought to Know

By Elizabeth LaScala, PhD What makes a “good” college? Sometimes it’s a school that has a familiar name. But often […]
June 15, 2016

College Communications Programs Offer More Than Just Idle Talk

By Elizabeth LaScala, PhD Careers in digital, print and broadcast journalism, advertising and public relations are among the most desired […]
February 28, 2017

Those Pesky General Education Requirements: How to Make Them Work for You!

By Elizabeth LaScala, PhD Graduating seniors about to attend college or juniors considering which colleges to apply to should look […]
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 7, 2017

Admitted Early Action? Congratulations! And Next Steps

By Elizabeth LaScala, PhD As the holiday season approaches college-bound seniors, who have demonstrated enthusiasm, thoroughness and efficiency by getting […]
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 […]
January 9, 2018

How Do Colleges Evaluate Applicants?

By Elizabeth LaScala, PhD There are many factors that play a role in successful college admissions, and sometimes the decisions […]
January 11, 2018

Finishing Strong: Colleges Can Revoke Admission Offers

By Elizabeth LaScala, PhD You worked too hard to get into college to mess with it now. Seniors should bear […]
March 16, 2018

How Well Is Your High School Preparing Your Student for College

By Elizabeth LaScala, PhD We live in a state with one of the best and most selective state university systems. […]