High School Advice

July 13, 2016

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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
January 11, 2018

Finishing Strong: Colleges Can Revoke Admission Offers

By Elizabeth LaScala, PhD You worked too hard to get into college to mess with it now. Seniors should bear […]
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

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 […]
May 8, 2019

The Up and Downside of AP Courses

Depending on how your particular school treats AP classes, an AP class can be worth a full grade higher than […]