High School Advice

June 30, 2021

The Illusion of Test Optional Colleges

With the COVID-19 epidemic and the onset of nearly universal distance learning for all high school students, both parents and […]
April 21, 2020

What Seniors Must Know Before They Make Their College Choice

By Elizabeth LaScala, PhD Spring break is over and thanks to the COVID-19 crisis, you have had plenty of time […]
March 25, 2020
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The Impact of COVID-19 on Our High School Juniors and Seniors

By Elizabeth LaScala, PhD Without a doubt, your life has been already impacted by the spread of Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). […]
March 20, 2020

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 […]
February 25, 2020

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 […]
October 8, 2019

Why Make a College Application Resume?

by Elizabeth LaScala PhD A resume shows colleges who you are beyond your grades and test scores. Many colleges recommend […]
September 8, 2019

How Your Email Impacts College Admission Results!

by Elizabeth LaScala PhD There is a common question I receive each cycle from a number of my clients and […]
June 8, 2019

College Conversations

by Elizabeth LaScala PhD The end of your child’s senior year of high school is an exciting time filled with […]
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 […]