High School to College

November 22, 2022

Student Loans That Make Sense

By Elizabeth LaScala, PhD Student loans are often viewed negatively, in part because they are associated with the rising cost […]
November 1, 2022

10 Most Important Factors in Selective College Admission

By Elizabeth LaScala, PhD The single, most common question I hear as a college advisor is some version of “What […]
November 1, 2022

How to Impress My Interviewer During a College Admission Interview?

by Elizabeth LaScala, PhD It’s easy to impress a college interviewer – if you are willing to do a little […]
October 19, 2022
student at laptop writing essay

The Most Important Essay You Will Write for Your College Applications

After the personal essay is done many students think the hardest part of their application is behind them. In my […]
September 13, 2022
Part Time Readers on the Rise

Hiring Part-Time College Application Readers

By Elizabeth LaScala With the recent surge in college applications, schools have begun to outsource the work of their admission […]
August 30, 2022

Getting Organized for Your Junior Year in High School

By Elizabeth LaScala, PhD Times have changed and getting into college is much different than it was even five years […]
August 17, 2022

5 Things Communications Programs Can Do to Help You Succeed

By Elizabeth LaScala, PhD Careers in digital, print and broadcast journalism, advertising and public relations are among the most desired […]
August 14, 2022

Advice for Incoming Seniors: Don’t Kick Back and Relax This Year

By Elizabeth LaScala, PhD Most college-bound students wish that they could finish their most difficult courses as juniors and ease […]
June 23, 2022
Does Applying to More Highly Selective Schools Increase Your Chance of Getting Admitted?

Does Applying to More Highly Selective Schools Increase Your Chance of Getting Admitted?

By Elizabeth LaScala, PhD My colleagues and I were looking for a statistical explanation to help explain to parents why […]