High School to College

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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 1, 2017

Understanding Your Early College Application Options Early Enough to Make a Difference!

By Elizabeth LaScala, PhD Fall is the time of year when seniors begin to pay much more attention to the […]
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. […]
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 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,” […]
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 […]