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

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

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 Popp & Associates January 2016 newsletter is now available and offers valuable information for high school families. Read the report on college admissions recently released by the Harvard Graduate School of Education, learn about upcoming college admission, financial aid and summer program events, review recommendations for completing parent information on the FAFSA, and much

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


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Early Decision and Early Action Checklist

Thursday, 23 October 2014 by

The final days of October are almost here, which means that the 1st set of application deadlines arrives in less than 2 weeks! Many students are applying to colleges with a November 1 deadline, so I wanted to share a checklist of priorities to keep in mind for your Early Action and Early Decision schools.

Is Early Decision Right For You?

Friday, 12 September 2014 by

A frequent topic of conversation that is coming up with many seniors these days is Early Decision and whether this option is a good fit for them. Students should apply to a college Early Decision if it is their first choice and the school is an affordable option for the student’s family. If financial aid

I know it is hard to believe, but the college application process will be coming to a close for high school seniors in the coming weeks! While we expect most admission decisions to be released between March 17-31, some colleges may notify students as early as next week. Admission decisions will be shared electronically and

Happy New Year! I hope that 2014 is off to a great start for all of you. While we wait for Regular Decision news to arrive this spring, there are a few priorities to keep in mind in addition to submitting remaining applications: Work Hard in School– I know, second semester senior year has arrived,

The 2014-2015 FAFSA Is Now Available

Thursday, 02 January 2014 by

The 2014-2015 FAFSA is now available online and should be completed by students (and their parents if students are considered dependents) who want to apply for federal aid for the 2014-2015 school year. Students who are beginning college in the fall 2014 semester should submit the 14-15 FAFSA and not the 13-14 FAFSA which should

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