Our March newsletter features an announcement about an upcoming gap year program on April 8 that you don’t want to miss! Sign up to attend this  FREE event hosted by Beyond BookSmart and Gap Year Solutions and learn more about the benefits of taking a gap year! RSVP today.

The Independent Educational Consultants Association (IECA) offers a fantastic resource to help families manage their college campus visits. The Campus Visit Journal enables students and parents to record their impressions of colleges in an organized, user-friendly format. Take this journal with you on your college trips during February vacation and keep track of your thoughts while they are still fresh in your mind. Feel free

Our March newsletter is here and is a must-read! Readers will find an extensive list of financial aid resources to assist with college financing. Suggestions for college maps and campus visit worksheets are also provided to help families make the most of college visits. Finally, information regarding spring college fairs in the Boston area is

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

The Eames family has been a P&A client for several years, and working with their oldest sons was both exciting and rewarding. Alison, their mom, was actively engaged and supportive throughout our work together. We are thankful to Alison for taking the time to share her insight and tips with our readers and congratulate her

The October newsletter is here, and we have lots to share! Check out P&A in the Press to read media articles about the benefits of college tours and how to navigate the college athletic recruitment process featuring Mindy Popp and Tom Walsh, P&A’s athletic counselor. Although the fall college fair season is coming to a

The June newsletter is here! Discover resources to make your summer college visits a breeze, find college admission reading recommendations, learn about July college fairs in New England, read popular college admission and financial articles in the media, and much more!

Finding Your College Fit

Sunday, 29 March 2015 by

As April 1 approaches, colleges are notifying applicants of admission decisions, and the college application process is finally coming to an end, much to the delight of seniors and parents! While many families are excited to know students’ options, the choices can at times feel overwhelming. Students may get accepted into more colleges than they

We are excited to sponsor the 2015 MetroWest College and Career Fair at Ashland High School in Ashland, MA on March 21, 2015 from 9-11am! Network with college admission officers, explore your career interests, and stop by the Popp & Associates table. The fair is free and open to the public. Come learn about our

In recent weeks, I have had numerous conversations with high school juniors and parents about developing thoughtful, balanced college lists. While families often articulate in our meetings that finding the best fit is a priority in the college search process, students’ approach to choosing schools for their college lists does not always support this goal.

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