Invite The College Guy to present his comprehensive three part series of workshops on the college selection, application, and financial aid process to your school or organization. Gary’s energetic and entertaining talks and power point presentation will help students and parents better understand the many complex aspects of the College application process. Contact Gary at (207)772-9711 or email him at for more information.


"Researching & Selecting Colleges"

A discussion for high school students and their parents about researching their options for after high school. Aspects of the college search and selection process will be discussed, and recommended books and internet resources will be presented.

"Getting Into College"

Approaching the college application process. Timing, testing and effective strategies designed to help you get accepted to the college or university of your choice. This talk is for high school student and their parents.

"Paying for College"

Everything you wanted to know (but were afraid to ask!) about college financial aid, paying and borrowing for college, and finding the elusive scholarship. This talk is for parents of current high school students, but students are welcome to attend as well.



About the Presenter: Gary Canter is a certified guidance counselor and owner of College Placement Services, a Portland Business he has run since 1996. Gary has helped thousands of high school students and their families plan for after high school, and will provide valuable and sensible explanations about the college search, selection, application and financial aid process.

Questions can be directed to Gary at (207)772-9711 or