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College Guy’s October Rant – Gear up your College Applications!

Hey seniors and parental units, Here’s another CGR comin’ at you like a Gerrit Cole four-seamer (GO YANKS TONIGHT!) - keep yer eye on the ball and pay close attention cause there’s a lot of stuff in here you can use. There’ll be a PART TWO coming shortly - exclusively for parents and guardians concerning the October 1 availability of [...]

By |2020-10-02T15:55:55+00:00October 2nd, 2020|Parents, Seniors|0 Comments

There is no ‘student loan crisis

Another View: Editorial misses mark – there is no ‘student loan crisis’ The current financial aid system works just fine. The problem is that families are not properly advised about borrowing. BY GARY CANTER SPECIAL TO THE PRESS HERALD Re: The Aug. 18 Bloomberg Opinion editorial “Another View: Congress has a chance to fix the student loan mess”: I would like [...]

By |2020-08-28T16:58:50+00:00August 28th, 2020|Miscellaneous|0 Comments

LIVE from the Pandemic Front!!!!

Hey boys and girls, moms and dads, school teachers and related pooh-bahs. Gary the College Guy here. My oh my, aren't we in the midst of a proverbial feces-storm? Hey listen, though none of us can say “been there, done that” w/r/t our current situation, I know this much is true: …the weather is mostly great… …the sun’s gonna keep [...]

By |2020-08-21T14:17:05+00:00August 20th, 2020|Parents, Seniors|0 Comments

April College Guy Rant for Seniors

“Yes I received your letter yesterday around the time the doorknob broke. When you asked me how I was doing was that some kind of joke? All these people that you mentioned, yes I know them, they’re quite lame. I had to rearrange their faces and give them all another name. Right now I can’t read too good don’t send [...]

By |2020-04-01T00:49:28+00:00April 1st, 2020|Parents, Seniors|0 Comments

College Admissions in the time of CoronaVirus…latest rant for Juniors from The College Guy!

"…Once in a while you get shown the light in the strangest of places if you look at it right.” (I’ve got a 1965 vintage Frank Quilici Topps baseball card I’ll give to the first person who can identify where the above is from - no googling allowed!) Holy Coronavirus Batman! Hope everyone’s staying healthy and happy, and being smart [...]

By |2020-04-16T14:52:36+00:00March 19th, 2020|Juniors|0 Comments

March College Guy Rant for Seniors: Chopped Liver, Acceptance Protocol, Financial Aid and Stalking the Wild Scholarship

Hey Seniors - greetings from the College Guy! We had a heat wave (mid ‘40s) today here in Maine, and so far have by and large avoided the rigors of a Maine winter. Plenty of time yet for snow to fall and temps to plummet, but as the days get longer we’re beginning to see harbingers of spring. And if [...]

By |2020-02-29T22:22:03+00:00February 29th, 2020|Parents, Seniors|0 Comments