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October 1, 2020

Assessing the Financial Stability of Colleges

By Elizabeth LaScala, PhD COVID-19 related stresses are likely to hit hardest those institutions that were already weakened by existing […]
August 27, 2020

Grad School Entrance Exams: The COVID-19 Edition

By Elizabeth LaScala, PhD September 1, 2020 If you have attended an undergraduate institution in the United States, you probably […]
August 19, 2020

Lamorinda Living Podcast: Lafayette’s Elizabeth LaScala discusses what to expect when attending college this Fall

Listen to my recent podcast with Lamorinda Living, where I provide updates on what students can expect when attending colleges […]
May 21, 2020

Grad School: Considerations for Professionals

By Elizabeth LaScala, PhD July 1, 2020 People attend grad school for a variety of reasons. Whether you are pursuing […]
May 21, 2020

Grad School: Considerations for College Students

By Elizabeth LaScala, PhD July 1, 2020 People attend grad school for a variety of reasons. Whether you are pursuing […]
May 20, 2020

What Will Colleges Look Like in the Fall?

by Elizabeth LaScala, PhD When asked about the impacts of COVID-19 on college campuses this coming fall, University of Virginia’s […]
May 20, 2020

The Up and Downsides to Public Honors Colleges

By Elizabeth LaScala, PhD Public honors colleges may be the clear winners in our new post-COVID-19 reality. They offer a […]
April 30, 2020

The Impact of COVID-19 on College Admissions

by Elizabeth LaScala, PhD In these unprecedented times, the concerns of high school juniors (Class of 2021) and their families […]
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 […]
April 7, 2020

Taking AP Exams in the Time of COVID-19

By Elizabeth LaScala, PhD In response to the major and sometimes tragic disruptions to life that have accompanied the spread […]
March 25, 2020

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 26, 2020

The Steps to Success for the College Transfer Student

By Elizabeth LaScala, PhD A student recently wrote to me. Here is one paragraph from her email communication: “My family […]
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 […]
February 23, 2020

The Four Must Dos on Campus Visits

By Elizabeth LaScala, PhD Among the most exciting parts of the college search, and certainly one of the most important, […]