Thursday, September 12, 2013

Canadian, German Colleges

Yes, college is free in Germany but you may need to know the language first. Here's some info.

Information about Canadian colleges on this page:
  • my visit to Bishop's University in Sherbrooke, Quebec, just 4 hours from Portland
  • a June 2009 NY Times article about the rise in interest in Canadian colleges among U.S. students
  • a database of all Canadian colleges
  • informal information from a Canadian counselor

Wednesday, September 4, 2013


On this page: Business, Engineering, Health Care, High Tech, Philosophy Majors, Undecided, Theatre/Dance/Music.
No idea what to  major in? This site has great resources. Or start here. Try this. How about this to generate ideas? Take an interest inventory here and pay for a great one here.
Want to make $? This NPR graph offers the highest paying majors. Guess which one tops the charts? Another great article here, on the careers of the future and where the jobs will be once you graduate college.

Sunday, September 1, 2013

Cheverus High School Profile

Colleges require this document along with a college application. It informs the college about the high school, its course offerings, and GPA distribution. The most recent Profile can be found here. Please contact for more information. The Profile is updated in October each year.

Sunday, April 28, 2013

Colleges I've Visited

Look to the right to see the PAGES section of this blog. That is where I organize my comments and impressions of 100 colleges I've visited.
Note: admissions requirements & stats have likely changed since I visited. Always check the Admissions Page of the college for the most up-to-date info, or

Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Sophomore Parents-"Guidance Evening" handouts

A recap of the evening presentation:
  1. Sophomores will met with Mrs. Caron to review their PSAT score report on January 17.
  2. Ms. Coddaire will meet with families of Juniors in January/February of their junior year
  3. Cheverus College Fair is scheduled for April 28, 2013 in the Keegan Gym from 5:30-7:00p.m.  All are invited to attend.
  4. See the PowerPoint.