We are excited to announce that College Admissions Academy will be hosting Maria Furtado, Executive Director of Colleges That Change Lives, at an event this fall! For more information about Maria’s presentation “Finding the Right Fit – A Conversation about the College Search” and to RSVP for the event, please read here. Our April newsletter

Our March newsletter is hot off the press! Read here to learn the best questions to ask when choosing a college, discover upcoming local college fairs for prospective students, and sign up today for our 1st College Admissions Academy event “What Matters Most When Choosing A College?” on March 26 led by Mindy Popp, founder

In 2016, Popp & Associates celebrated 10 rewarding years of success and partnership with our clients and colleagues. As we reflected on our past and the journey we traveled as a company, we began making plans for the future. One of my goals since the day our doors opened has been to think of ways

Our January newsletter has arrived! Read here to see our advice for college essay writing in a recent Teen Vogue article, learn about upcoming college and summer program fairs, find out how to support the good work of Love Your Melon, and much more!

The New Year is ripe for declaring resolutions and promises to do better and be better across areas of our lives. We proclaim that this time we will reach our goals, whether they are for earning better grades, scoring higher on the SAT, running a faster mile in spring track, and much more. In the

How to Manage College Applications Stress

Tuesday, 27 December 2016 by

Teen Vogue recently featured tips from Mindy Popp, founder of Popp & Associates, in the December 27th article “How to Manage College Application Stress.” Read here to discover how to make the last days of application work for the Jan 1 deadline stress free!

P&A 2016 Holiday Gift Guide for Teens

Sunday, 11 December 2016 by

We are excited to share the 2016 P&A gift guide for teens and college students and hope that you find it helpful for your holiday shopping! From needlepoint college belts to giveback gifts that benefit charities, we’ve got you covered! Check out our December newsletter for more news for high school families. Happy Holidays! Blurb 

The November 1 deadline for Early Decision and Early Action applications is just days away, with the November 15 deadline arriving soon. Keep these 5 tips in mind for successfully completing your applications: 1) If you are submitting an Early Decision application, please remember that the applicant, a parent and a school counselor must submit

The 2017-2018 FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) will be available starting October 1. Families with students graduating high school in 2017 should complete this FAFSA if they are interested in federal student aid for college in the 17-18 academic year. In the past, parents and students could start completing the FAFSA for the

Life Lessons for School Success

Monday, 29 August 2016 by

This week, we shared our Back to School Newsletter with our clients and colleagues. Among the announcements for fall college fairs and recent stories in the media, I wanted to include some thoughts on how all of us can make the most of the new school year. As the summer winds down and students prepare

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