What Matters Most in College Admission

Sunday, 15 September 2013 by

In a recent e-mail newsletter to our clients and colleagues, we shared the article below and referenced a NACAC chart that clarifies what matters most in college admission. Every year when school begins and seniors start finalizing their college lists, families often ask what matters most to colleges when reviewing students’ applications. Is it grades?

P&A regularly invites college admission officers to share their thoughts and recommendations for our readers regarding the college search and application process. We appreciate the different perspectives that are offered as they always provide tremendous value to parents, students, school counselors and others. As the school year is just beginning and a new application season

Popp & Associates is excited to be featured in the Back to School issue of SEEN Magazine. The magazine first came to our attention when we became members of the IECA (Independent Educational Consultants Association) several years ago. While SEEN Magazine is primarily read by educators in southeastern states, the magazine’s content is beneficial for

Are you thinking about pursuing a career in the visual and performing arts? If so, don’t miss this opportunity to network with colleges and learn more about what they offer. NACAC (National Association for College Admission Counseling) hosts the¬†Performing and Visual Arts (PVA) College Fairs in many US cities during the fall. Students interested in

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Welcome to the Popp & Associates Blog!

Sunday, 25 August 2013 by

Welcome! We’re so glad that you are here. To share a little about us- Popp & Associates is an educational consulting and college counseling firm based in Wellesley Hills, MA, just outside of Boston. We work with high school students in 9-12 grade on achieving their academic and personal goals, college aspirations included. While most

NEACAC (New England Association for College Admission Counseling) hosts college fairs throughout New England during the fall. Visit this link for the 2013 schedule. All fairs are free and open to the public.

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College Week Live

Sunday, 04 August 2013 by

CollegeWeekLive offers online college fairs, informational seminars, virtual college open houses and other events focusing on the college admission and financial aid processes. Virtual programs are held throughout the year and are free to attend. Please visit CollegeWeekLive for more information.

AAA Student Lending Program

Sunday, 04 August 2013 by

The AAA Student Lending Program is hosting free seminars and webinars to assist families with the college financial aid application process. Programs are offered throughout the year and are open to the public.