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.

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

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

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 ... 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

SAT Prep Tips From An Expert
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SAT Prep Tips From An Expert

Mindy Trotta Mindy Trotta- July 3, 2019 0

  SAT Test Tips Prepping to take a standardized test might rub some the wrong way, as they equate it with “gaming the system,” and ... Read More

Critical Information On How Student Loans Work
Federal Loans

Critical Information On How Student Loans Work

Mindy Trotta Mindy Trotta- June 14, 2018 2

  If you have reached the juncture in your child’s college admissions process when you are thinking about student loans, we have to say, “Congratulations!” ... Read More

A Present To Your Child? The Gift Of Failure.
High school to college

A Present To Your Child? The Gift Of Failure.

Mindy Trotta Mindy Trotta- August 25, 2015 0

  On one of the pages of the program I compiled for my son’s Bar Mitzvah many years ago, was a poem entitled, “ Children ... Read More