Author: Mindy Trotta

Mindy TrottaMindy Trotta is an editor who spent many years behind a desk and then switched to working behind the oven as a pastry chef. Now, having perfected the art of multitasking, she is baking, working as the "Chief of Everything" at Road2College, and blogging at Relocation The Blog.

February Scholarships
Finance

February Scholarships

Mindy Trotta Mindy Trotta- January 15, 2020 0

  American Indian Services Amount: Varies Apply By: February 1, 2020 Description: Applicants must be one-quarter Northern-Native American Indian and enrolled in undergraduate studies at ... Read More

Scholarships with January Deadlines
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Scholarships with January Deadlines

Mindy Trotta Mindy Trotta- December 14, 2019 0

  Foot Locker Scholar Athletes Amount: Up to $20,000 Apply By: January 3, 2020 Description: The Foot Locker Scholar Athletes program honors student-athletes who demonstrate exceptional ... Read More

Three Established Facts About College Selection From An Expert
11th Graders

Three Established Facts About College Selection From An Expert

Mindy Trotta Mindy Trotta- October 2, 2019 0

There are very few things that remain “static” about college these days: Costs seem to rise with each passing semester, interest rates on college loans ... Read More

Filing Your FAFSA: What Happens if You’re Early? Late? Missed the Deadline?
Finance

Filing Your FAFSA: What Happens if You’re Early? Late? Missed the Deadline?

Mindy Trotta Mindy Trotta- September 27, 2019 0

  The FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) form has been open since October 1. If you have not yet filed, it would be ... Read More

Answers To Your Questions on Finalizing Student Loan Options
Federal Loans

Answers To Your Questions on Finalizing Student Loan Options

Mindy Trotta Mindy Trotta- September 25, 2019 0

We recently did a Facebook Live with Pete Wylie of CommonBond Student Loans and the response was so overwhelming that Pete came back to continue the ... Read More

How Your College Major Impacts Lifetime Earnings
College Search

How Your College Major Impacts Lifetime Earnings

Mindy Trotta Mindy Trotta- September 17, 2019 0

  One of the dilemmas many parents grapple with when they send their kids off to college is being torn between wanting them to broaden ... Read More

Five Criteria That Can Affect Your Financial Aid Appeal
Finance

Five Criteria That Can Affect Your Financial Aid Appeal

Mindy Trotta Mindy Trotta- September 16, 2019 0

How does one determine whether or not to appeal a financial aid award letter? Should I bother appealing a financial aid award letter? We asked ... Read More

ACT Test Tips From An Expert
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ACT Test Tips From An Expert

Mindy Trotta Mindy Trotta- September 12, 2019 0

    At one time, the difference between the ACT and the SAT were more defined, however, those major differences, according to Melissa Hendrix, Expert ... Read More

Overcoming Test Anxiety: Tips From A Test Prep Pro
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Overcoming Test Anxiety: Tips From A Test Prep Pro

Mindy Trotta Mindy Trotta- September 8, 2019 0

  When it comes to test-taking, it is completely normal to experience a few butterflies in your stomach when you're in pre-test mode. In fact, ... Read More

Frank Bruni and Surviving College Admissions Madness
Parenting

Frank Bruni and Surviving College Admissions Madness

Mindy Trotta Mindy Trotta- August 13, 2019 0

It was one week away from having my youngest graduate from college; one week away from no longer having to deal with the memory of ... Read More