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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 […]
December 22, 2022

The 7 Cs of College Admissions Part 2: Costs, Curriculum

By Elizabeth LaScala, PhD This article is a part of a series on about how I go about obtaining the […]
December 16, 2022

The 7 Cs of College Admissions Part 1: Competition and Completion

By Elizabeth LaScala, PhD In my last article, I described what in general defines a good college. In the next […]
December 7, 2022

What Is a Good College?

By Elizabeth LaScala, PhD   If you did a survey and asked people what characteristics define a good college, you […]
December 2, 2022

Applying for Dental School

By Elizabeth LaScala, PhD Dental school is hard work. It requires academic rigors similar to applying to medical school. The […]
December 2, 2022

Becoming a Dental Specialist

By Elizabeth LaScala, PhD After graduating from a four-year dental program with your degree and obtaining licensure, you will be […]
November 22, 2022

Student Loans That Make Sense

By Elizabeth LaScala, PhD Student loans are often viewed negatively, in part because they are associated with the rising cost […]
November 22, 2022

College Profile: Tell Me More About University of California-Merced

By Elizabeth LaScala, PhD Located near Yosemite National Park in the San Joaquin Valley, two hours from San Francisco, UC-Merced […]
November 10, 2022

College Profile: Tell Me More about University of California-Los Angeles (UCLA)

By Elizabeth LaScala, PhD UCLA has been called America’s finest urban public university. With easy access to the beach, mountains, […]
November 1, 2022

10 Most Important Factors in Selective College Admission

By Elizabeth LaScala, PhD The single, most common question I hear as a college advisor is some version of “What […]
November 1, 2022

How to Impress My Interviewer During a College Admission Interview?

by Elizabeth LaScala, PhD It’s easy to impress a college interviewer – if you are willing to do a little […]
October 19, 2022

The Most Important Essay You Will Write for Your College Applications

After the personal essay is done many students think the hardest part of their application is behind them. In my […]
September 21, 2022

College Profile: Tell Me More about UC-Irvine

By Elizabeth LaScala, PhD Welcome to the third in a series of articles about the University of California system. For […]
September 13, 2022

Hiring Part-Time College Application Readers

By Elizabeth LaScala With the recent surge in college applications, schools have begun to outsource the work of their admission […]