The College Search Process: Make a Checklist!

Mindy Trotta

Road2College is dedicated to providing families with trustworthy information about college admissions and paying for college. We recognize the two processes are intertwined and our goal is to educate families on all aspects of admissions and funding so they can make smarter college financial decisions.

Articles by Mindy

As Recession Deepens, Colleges Are Cutting Back on Career Services

As Recession Deepens, Colleges Are Cutting Back on Career Services

July 9, 2020

Many colleges and universities are redoing their budgets after losing millions because of the coronavirus crisis, and with this rebalancing…

Pressure Mounts for Universities to Anticipate In-Demand Jobs

Pressure Mounts for Universities to Anticipate In-Demand Jobs

June 18, 2020

As record numbers of Americans lose their jobs because of the coronavirus pandemic, Kathleen Perlmutter has been desperately trying to…

5 Things Colleges Look for in a College Essay

May 3, 2020

Think of the college application process as a video game, and the dreaded college essay is the dragon that needs…

Everything You Need to Know About Merit Aid

Everything You Need to Know About Merit Aid

April 10, 2020

Road2College had the pleasure of being a guest on a Twitter chat– #CollegeCash with Jodi Okun–where we discussed “Everything You…

The College Search Process: Make a Checklist!

August 29, 2019

You’ve been discussing college for a few years with your child, but now it’s their junior or senior year of…

Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF): How You Qualify and Whether or Not to Count on It

July 19, 2019

What Is Student Loan Forgiveness? Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) provides welcome relief from student loan debt for students choosing…

College Move-In Day: What Parents Need to Know

July 16, 2019

At the beginning of each school year, hundreds of thousands of college students descend upon cities and towns all around…

Are Federal Student Loan Repayment Programs for You?

July 11, 2019

Student loan debt and federal student loan repayment programs have become VERY hot topics these days. According to StudentLoanHero, there…