Maine College Advisor 2011

147 College Answers  

Nine years of the Maine College Advisor Weekly are now a book. And, the only national college guide just for Maine families!

241 pages of updated and condensed information and advice to help K-12 Maine students and their parents make the most of all their opportunities for college.

Seasoned advice on:

  1. Preparing for a college education

  2. Guiding your children toward college

  3. Choosing a college

  4. Succeeding in the college admission process

  5. Financing a college education . . . and heating the house, too!


  1. Where to find strong majors at colleges that serve Maine students well.

  2. Good colleges for Maine students, by state.

  3. A better college calendar.

  4. A selectivity index of colleges for Maine students.


Best colleges for me? AP courses? Liberal arts? FAFSA’s and CSS Profiles? In-state or out-of-state? D1 sports? 529’s? Americorps? Gap years? Diversity? Green colleges? Study abroad? College and the military? Psychology majors? Community colleges? Most generous colleges? Less selective colleges? Paying back loans? The college essay? Not enough financial aid? Moving communities toward college? Can you really afford college?

The Maine College Advisor 2011: 147 College Answers is available for $45 by e-mailing You can also receive regular Maine College Advisor updates, and you will have opportunities to ask your questions directly to Bob Stuart, the Director of Maine College Circle, a well-respected college counselor for over twenty years, and the author of this book!

After contacting Maine College Circle by e-mail, payment can be made by check or cash, made out to Maine College Circle, 251 Main Street, Yarmouth, ME 04096. The book will be mailed directly to you upon receipt of payment.