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Category: Maine

COLLEGE OF THE ATLANTIC – BAR HARBOR. MAINE

Maine is celebrated for its rocky coastline, fisheries and lobster traps, and ruggedly stunning islands, one of which, Mount Desert Island, has famously welcomed families of enormous wealth and power. Much of Acadia National Park on the island was donated by John D. Rockefeller whose elaborate summer home is among those built by J.P. Morgan, Cornelius Vanderbilt, and the Astors.…

The University of Maine – Orono, ME

I’m going to go out a limb here. The University of Maine may be the only public university I know in which students are openly grateful for the opportunity their state has afforded them. They are also open in recognizing that U. Maine is not an Ivy League sure ticket to Wall Street, but they appreciate the care with which…