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September 1, 2023

Is There a Future Doctor in the House?

By Elizabeth LaScala, PhD One of the most critical decisions you can make as a high school student is selecting […]
August 23, 2023

Fellowships and Scholarships Provided by Organizations

By Elizabeth LaScala, PhD and Stuart Nachbar Many graduate fellowships are provided by universities and are restricted to the pursuit […]
August 23, 2023

Considerations for Balancing Cost and Reward

By Elizabeth LaScala, PhD and Stuart Nachbar Furthering education typically requires more student loan debt. This is especially true for […]
June 16, 2023

Career Paths for DVMs

By Elizabeth LaScala, PhD Veterinary medicine is not limited to caring for cats and dogs in a suburban clinic. There […]
June 16, 2023

Doctor of Veterinary Medicine FAQs

By Elizabeth LaScala, PhD There’s always lots to consider when deciding on an academic and/or career path. Here, I answer […]
May 30, 2023

Eligibility in the Local Context (ELC)

What is Eligibility in the Local Context (ELC)? Eligibility in the Local Context (ELC) is a program that guarantees students […]
March 27, 2023

Do I Really Have to Study a Foreign Language? Yes! And Here’s Why

When preparing to apply for college, most students are aware that they must remain rigorous in core courses, like English […]
February 24, 2023

Planning Your Physician Assistant (PA) Application

By Elizabeth LaScala, PhD As with any graduate school, applying for PA programs takes a good deal of thought and […]
February 24, 2023

Physician Assistant (PA) vs Medical Doctor (MD): Four Factors to Consider

By Elizabeth LaScala, PhD While PAs and MDs do similar things in their day-to-day work, there are many differences that […]
February 24, 2023

Four College Visit Must Dos

By Elizabeth LaScala, PhD There is no better way to find out if a college is a good match for […]
February 13, 2023

The Hidden STEM Majors

By Elizabeth LaScala, PhD Mechanical engineering, chemical engineering, electrical engineering, aeronautical engineering, biomedical engineering: these are some of the engineering-focused […]
February 13, 2023

College Profile: Tell Me More About University of California-San Diego (UCSD)

Elizabeth LaScala PhD The University of California-San Diego (UCSD) first opened its doors in 1960. Since then, it has grown […]
February 12, 2023

College Profile: Take a Closer Look at UC-Riverside

Elizabeth LaScala PhD Located in California’s Inland Empire, UC-Riverside is approximately an hour’s drive from Los Angeles and 40 minutes […]
February 1, 2023

Deferred? Now What?

When the pandemic first hit, many worried that applications for admission would decrease in much the same way as enrollment […]
January 4, 2023

The 7 Cs of College Admissions Part 3: Community, Comforts, Connections

By Elizabeth LaScala, PhD This article is a part of a series on how I go about obtaining the assessment […]