College Advice

May 18, 2021
Trends for the Class of 2022 to Consider

Trends for the Class of 2022 to Consider

Understanding the reality of today’s college application process is an important element in managing expectations. For instance, the notion that […]
February 24, 2021

Honors Colleges and Honors Programs: Key Differences

By Elizabeth LaScala, PhD Honors programs and honors colleges are ways for academically talented students to reap the rewards of […]
October 20, 2020
Assessing Online Learning

Assessing Online Learning—Before, During and After COVID-19

By Elizabeth LaScala, PhD 4 questions to ask about online learning In less than a year, online learning has gone […]
August 19, 2020

Lamorinda Living Podcast: Lafayette’s Elizabeth LaScala discusses what to expect when attending college this Fall

Listen to my recent podcast with Lamorinda Living, where I provide updates on what students can expect when attending colleges […]
May 20, 2020
What Will Colleges Look Like in the Fall?

What Will Colleges Look Like in the Fall?

by Elizabeth LaScala, PhD When asked about the impacts of COVID-19 on college campuses this coming fall, University of Virginia’s […]
April 21, 2020

What Seniors Must Know Before They Make Their College Choice

By Elizabeth LaScala, PhD Spring break is over and thanks to the COVID-19 crisis, you have had plenty of time […]
April 7, 2020
AP Exams Covid-19

Taking AP Exams in the Time of COVID-19

By Elizabeth LaScala, PhD In response to the major and sometimes tragic disruptions to life that have accompanied the spread […]
March 25, 2020
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The Impact of COVID-19 on Our High School Juniors and Seniors

By Elizabeth LaScala, PhD Without a doubt, your life has been already impacted by the spread of Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). […]
March 20, 2020

What Exactly Is A “Meaningful” Summer Experience for Your High School Student?

By Elizabeth LaScala, PhD On both the Common Application, the University of California application and many unique college applications there […]