Monthly Archives: June 2019

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June College Guy Rant: 10 Things for Rising Seniors to do this summer

Hey soon-to-be-Seniors (like the sound of that?!) and parents of same,Well, spring is finally here and true to form it’s nearly summer - gotta love Maine weather (or else why the heck are you living here??!!!). Graduations happening all around us (including my oldest from Deering HS - woot woot!), summer plans falling nicely in to place (one hopes), and [...]

By |2019-06-21T20:06:38+00:00June 5th, 2019|Seniors|0 Comments

Comment on the recent College Admissions Scandal

Check out Frank Bruni's NTY's editorial from yesterday entitled: "Bribes to get in to Yale and Stanford?  What else is new?" https://www.nytimes.com/2019/03/12/opinion/college-bribery-admissions.html I've been preaching this reality for years - when it comes to college admissions the emperor has no clothes. And is a hypocrite to boot! The only "newsworthy" portion of this latest scandal is the blatant illegality of [...]

By |2019-06-21T20:07:05+00:00June 5th, 2019|Seniors|0 Comments

April Rant For Seniors: Final Decisions and the Meaning of Life…from the College Guy

Hey there sports fans - there’s plenty of time left before the May 1st deadline for depositing but make no mistake -  it's a-coming. Some of you have made your final decision and already sent in deposits. Others are still lingering over the indecision chasm, either for want of a clear preference or for need of additional money.  This email is for those students [...]

By |2019-06-21T20:07:22+00:00June 4th, 2019|Parents, Seniors|0 Comments

May College Guy Rant for Juniors: upcoming deadlines for June Subjects Tests and the ACT

Hi Juniors - won’t be long before summertime and easy living, and after that like the hungry caterpillar you’ll metamorphose in to a senior! How about that?! (And if that sounds strange to you try being one of your parents: it seems like yesterday my senior daughter was starting kindergarten!!) Hope everyone’s groovy and not overly stressing about all [...]

By |2019-06-13T15:54:37+00:00June 4th, 2019|Juniors|0 Comments