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

High school presents students with a myriad of opportunities to engage with their peers, explore academic areas of interest and delve deeper into hobbies and passions outside of the classroom. Satisfying academic obligations aside, students should make thoughtful choices about how they invest their time. The extracurricular landscape in a student’s life should be varied

We are excited to share that Mindy Popp was featured in The Boston Globe in the Help Desk article “When it comes to your child’s extracurriculars, experts say focus on ‘building a life and not a resume’.” In addition to Mindy’s recommendations about extracurricular engagement, the title of the article highlights a value emphasized on

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.

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

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!

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