Please join Ben Sexton & Mindy Popp for a virtual college prep Q&A session Wednesday, June 17th, 12:30pm, FREE  As coronavirus has rocked our lives, the college application landscape has been rapidly changing. With daily announcements about test-optional admissions, test-blind policies, gap year programs, and on-campus vs. online learning, it can be nearly impossible for

We are thrilled to announce that Popp & Associates will be offering FREE college counseling clinics in February on Saturdays and during school vacation! Families will enjoy a personalized 45-minute advising session when questions regarding course selection, identifying summer opportunities, applying to college, and more will be addressed. While we offer free Meet and Greet

5 Tips for College Applicants’ Parents

Sunday, 29 September 2019 by

How Parents Can Be Most Helpful During the College Application Process: 5 Tips for Your Family -written by Mindy Popp, Founder and Principal College Counselor Popp & Associates 1) Designate specific times to discuss the college application process. Don’t discuss it nonstop as the conversations may increase students’ stress levels and as a result, they

2019-2020 Common Application News

Sunday, 30 June 2019 by

The 2019-2020 Common Application will arrive later this summer with updates to make the college application process smoother for students and educators. Read here to learn more about what’s new with the Common App for this coming year. And, don’t forget to check out our June newsletter filled with summer college fair information, popular education-related articles from

2018 ACT/SAT Concordance Tables

Tuesday, 26 June 2018 by

Did you take the SAT and the ACT? Are you trying to decide which score is stronger and should be sent to colleges? Take a look at the 2018 ACT/SAT Concordance Tables highlighted in our June newsletter for more information to help you make the best decision.

College application deadlines are fast approaching, so now is the perfect time for seniors to review this checklist from NACAC (National Association for College Admission Counseling) and make sure they are on track to complete applications on time. In addition to college application deadlines, the holidays will also arrive in the coming weeks. Check out

Our October newsletter is here and we are thrilled to announce an upcoming event with Colleges That Change Lives! Anxious about the college admissions process? Not sure where to start? Join College Admissions Academy on Thursday, November 16 at the Boston Marriot Newton for a night of conversation, connection, and even a little levity as we hear from Colleges That Change

On September 25, Mindy Popp was featured in the BostonVoyager Magazine article “Meet Mindy Popp of Popp & Associates in Wellesley Hills.” To learn more about the history of P&A, our unique approach to college counseling and our new initiative, College Admissions Academy, please read here. Our September newsletter also shares information about upcoming fall

Check out our July newsletter to learn more about College Packing List, a fantastic resource for parents and students, especially new college freshmen. Recent press about college admission and financial aid news, as well as tips for books to add to your summer reading list are included. Enjoy!  

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

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