College Advice

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. […]
March 20, 2018

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 […]
August 21, 2018

The Steps to Success for the College Transfer Student

By Elizabeth LaScala, PhD A student recently wrote to me. Here is one paragraph from her email communication: “My family […]
August 21, 2018

An Inside Look at College Advising

By Elizabeth LaScala, PhD Applying to college can be one of the most bewildering as well as rewarding experiences for […]
August 21, 2018

Trends for the Class of 2019 to Consider

By Elizabeth LaScala, PhD Understanding the reality of today’s college application process is an important element in managing expectations. One […]
October 20, 2018

Making the Most of Your College Visit

By Elizabeth LaScala, PhD As a college advisor for the past 15 years, I believe the best way for prospective […]
November 27, 2018

The Game Plan for the College-Bound Athlete

By Elizabeth LaScala, PhD School has started and for many students that means back to the court, track, pool or […]
November 27, 2018

College Shopping for Students with Learning Differences

By Elizabeth LaScala, PhD Although all college bound students should do careful research in order to decide which schools to […]
December 21, 2018

Can You Afford Your ‘Dream School’?

By Elizabeth LaScala, PhD Does your child have their heart set on a “dream school”? If determination carries her forward, […]