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!  

Graduation season for the Class of 2017 has arrived! We are very proud of our students graduating this spring and want to share tips for families celebrating this very special milestone. If you’re planning a graduation party, invite the Cookie Monstah and delight your guests with delicious homemade cookies and ice cream sandwiches. Personalized M&M’s

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

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

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!

P&A 2016 Holiday Gift Guide for Teens

Sunday, 11 December 2016 by

We are excited to share the 2016 P&A gift guide for teens and college students and hope that you find it helpful for your holiday shopping! From needlepoint college belts to giveback gifts that benefit charities, we’ve got you covered! Check out our December newsletter for more news for high school families. Happy Holidays! Blurb 

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

Life Lessons for School Success

Monday, 29 August 2016 by

This week, we shared our Back to School Newsletter with our clients and colleagues. Among the announcements for fall college fairs and recent stories in the media, I wanted to include some thoughts on how all of us can make the most of the new school year. As the summer winds down and students prepare

The Popp & Associates July newsletter is hot off the press! Read here to discover great books to check out this summer, learn about important news for teens and parents, view highlights of the 2016-2017 Common Application, check out a fabulous packing list for students heading off to college this fall, and much more!

Understanding SAT Scores

Sunday, 26 June 2016 by

Earlier this spring, the test results for the new SAT, first administered in March, were released. Many families have asked us how current SAT scores compare to scores from the prior version, as well as the ACT. The College Board has provided concordance tables so that educators and families can better understand the new SAT

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