Author: Amy Trinnaman

Amy Trinnamanby Amy Trinnaman, an independent educational consultant who has worked in education for over ten years. Amy is a member of our Paying For College 101 Facebook group and the Road2College Pros Network.

Why Taking a Gap Year Could Be A Senior’s Best Next Decision
High school to college

Why Taking a Gap Year Could Be A Senior’s Best Next Decision

Amy Trinnaman Amy Trinnaman- September 18, 2019 0

  ...Two roads diverged in a wood, and I— I took the one less traveled by, And that has made all the difference. ~from “The ... Read More

College Admissions Myths: Pulling Back the Curtain
Applications

College Admissions Myths: Pulling Back the Curtain

Amy Trinnaman Amy Trinnaman- September 10, 2019 0

  My father used to say, “If you are waiting for life to be fair, you are going to be waiting a long time.” Nothing ... Read More

Decisions, Decisions… Is the More Expensive College “Worth it?”
12th Graders

Decisions, Decisions… Is the More Expensive College “Worth it?”

Amy Trinnaman Amy Trinnaman- April 11, 2019 0

For high school seniors and their families, April is critical mass for deciding on a college commitment, so it's a good idea to really start ... Read More

How To Talk To College Admissions and Financial Aid Officers
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How To Talk To College Admissions and Financial Aid Officers

Amy Trinnaman Amy Trinnaman- November 9, 2018 0

A few years ago, a school counselor I worked with received a call from an exasperated admissions officer. The purpose of the call? To inform ... Read More

5 Things to Consider When Discussing College Costs with Your Teen
College Savings

5 Things to Consider When Discussing College Costs with Your Teen

Amy Trinnaman Amy Trinnaman- September 1, 2018 0

  The cost of college, and who is paying for it, can be one of the most difficult conversations to have with a teenager. Why? ... Read More