Applying to College as a Student-Athlete

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

Top Questions to Ask Colleges

July 7, 2019

Choosing a college can be one of the most important decisions you and your child make. And the criteria upon which…

Filling Out a Special Circumstances Form to Appeal Financial Aid

July 6, 2019

Writing a financial aid appeal letter can be intimidating. However, schools have a form known as the Special Circumstances Form…

How To Use The FAFSA4caster

July 3, 2019

The FAFSA4caster is a free prediction tool from the U.S. Department of Education that gives families an early estimate of…

An Expert Discusses How Student Loans Work

June 26, 2019

Having to learn about the Basics of the Student Loans at the point during the college admissions process when every…

Are Private Student Loans the Better, Cheaper Option?

June 21, 2019

Not too long ago, the student loan world was a lot like the Wild West. Back then, it was a…

A Student-Athlete’s Path to College — Tips From an Expert

June 18, 2019

Expert advice on how student athletes can find the most money, athletic scholarships, and the best choice for college.

How to Save on Trips to See Your Kids at College

May 9, 2019

Planning on visiting colleges or visiting your student already in college during the coming months?   Drop-off day? Parents’ Weekend?…

National College Decision Day…Presenting the Class of 2019

May 1, 2019

When we talk about “D Day” around here, we are most often referring to Decision Day, May 1.   And…