High School to College

September 22, 2017

What Exactly Is FAFSA and Why Should You Complete It?

By Elizabeth LaScala, PhD Beginning October 1st, families with college-bound students may file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid […]
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 […]
February 22, 2017

College Financial Aid Awards and Scholarships – Getting Your Best Offer

By Elizabeth LaScala, PhD Comparing student aid packages and figuring out the true affordability of any particular college can be […]
September 7, 2016

More Doesn’t Necessarily Mean Better in the Application Process

By Elizabeth LaScala, PhD As a college admissions advisor in Lafayette I am often asked “If 10 percent of applicants […]
August 26, 2016

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 […]
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 […]
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 […]