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Wednesday, August 23, 2017



College Information


College Fairs

Northeast Kingdom College Fair - Over one hundred colleges will be represented on Tuesday, April 4th from 6:30 - 8:30 PM at Lyndon State College.

Canadian Colleges Fair - Tuesday, April 4th from 6:30 - 8:30 PM at Hanover High School

NEACAC College Fairs -  For a listing of locations and dates, for spring fairs click here and for fall fairs click here.  

Mini College Fair  - Representatives from the following New Hampshire Colleges/Universities visit Rivendell Academy each fall from 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM for all students (grades 7 - 12).  The schools represented include:  Colby-Sawyer College, Franklin Pierce University, Granite State College, Keene State College, New England College, NH Institute of Art, Plymouth State University, River Valley Community College, Rivier University, Saint Anselm College, Southern NH University, University of NH.

Architecture/Design College Fair - in Boston presented by the Boston Society of Architects/AIA. There will be 40+ schools represented. To register and see all schools, visit architectes.org/collegefair.


College Planning Workshops

College Pathways by VSAC. Register online at vsac.org/CollegePathways.

Workshops include:  applying to college, writing an essay that stands out, strategies for the SAT/ACT tests, the college search (factors to consider and tools to use), college costs and financial aid.

Destination College by NHHEAF - Go to www.destinationcollege.org for more information and to register.


College Representatives Visiting Rivendell - Fall 2016

Kenyon College (Gambier, Ohio) - Friday, September 16th at 11:00 AM

Lesley University (Cambridge, MA) - Thursday, September 22nd at 1:15 PM

Lyndon State College (Lyndon, VT) - Friday, October 21st at 11:30 AM

Prescott College (Prescott, AZ) - Monday, October 3rd at 8:30 AM

University of Maine @ Orono (Orono, Maine) - Wednesday, October 5th at 2:00 PM

University of New England (Biddeford, Maine) - Thursday, October 13th at 1:30 PM

Husson University (Bangor, Maine) - Friday, October 14th at 10:00 AM

Lakes Region Community College (Laconia, NH) - Tuesday, October 18th at 12:20 PM

Ursinus College (Collegeville, PA) - Monday, October 24th at 11:00 AM

University of New Haven (West Haven, Connecticut) - Friday, October 28th at 10:00 AM


Military Representatives 

Please call Guidance at 603-353-4321 x3 if you would like to schedule a visit from a representative from any one of the miliary branches or if you would like to take the ASVAB.

US Army Staff Sergeant Ryan Callahan visits Rivendell Academy each month to meet with interested students during lunch and study (11:30 - 12:40).  He is also available to schedule individual appointments and can be reached at the office at (603) 352-1558.

West Point - United States Military Academy

Considering West Point?   Visit www.discover.usma.edu/guide or www.apply.usma.edu.


College Open Houses

Southern Maine Community College - South Portland Campus on Saturday April 8th from 9 - 12 PM and Midcoast Campus in Brunswick on Thursday, May 4th from 4 - 6 PM.  Register online at www.smccME.edu/openhouse.

 Springfield College Discovery Days - April 14, 17, 21 and 28.  Register online at www.springfield.edu/discoverydays.

College Information Sessions

Students with Disabilities - navigating the college process and accessing support presentation at Hanover High School on Wednesday, April 12th at 6:30 PM

College Admission and Financial Aid Presentation - presented by Karl Furstenberg, former Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid at Dartmouth College, at the Converse Free Library in Lyme on April 4th at 7:00 PM.  For more information e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 603-795-4622.

Post-secondary Technical Education Programs

For a listing of schools, click here  to visit the River Bend Career & Technical Center Guidance Web site.  Select from the list of programs in the right hand column.


College Transfer Credits

  • New Hampshire - for information on transferring from the Community College System of New Hampshire (CCSNH) to the University System of New Hampshire (USNH) and to the participating private universities visit www.nhtransfer.org.
  • Vermont - for information on articulation agreements between Community College of Vermont (CCV) and four-year degreee programs, click here.