Common Application

College Guy Rant for Juniors – Use Khan Academy to prep for the Spring SAT, and additional College Preparation words of wisdom…

Hey there members of the Class of ‘21 (and their parents), Greetings from Gary the College Guy! I’ve been busy with class of ’20 students but now that most seniors' applications have been “put to bed” you can expect to begin getting my periodic “rants" over the next year.  These emails are designed to pull your coat, tickle your fancy and put you [...]

By |2020-01-31T17:55:24+00:00January 23rd, 2020|Juniors, Parents|1 Comment

August 2019 College Guy Rant: Begin your Common Application NOW!

Hey Class of 2020! In a scene from Steve Martin’s 1979 movie “The Jerk”, his nebbish-y character Navin R. Johnson runs pell mell down the street upon seeing his name in print for the first time (in the phonebook), declaring to anyone within earshot: “The New Phonebook is Here! THE NEW PHONEBOOK IS HERE!!!!” How times have changed. Who uses phone [...]

By |2019-08-04T16:38:41+00:00August 4th, 2019|Parents, Seniors|0 Comments

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