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!  

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!

This year, over 600 colleges and universities are accepting applications for their institutions through The Common Application. Many students are familiar with the personal statement located in the Writing section of the Common App. In addition, numerous colleges ask students to write additional essays. Completing the essays may be required or recommended. Colleges’ supplemental essays

The April newsletter is now available! Families can find valuable information about upcoming college fairs and how to make the final college decision. In addition, parents and students can learn about the 2015-2016 Common Application essay prompts, register for our college athletic recruitment class on May 13, and much more! As always, please be in touch with any

Popp & Associates October Newsletter

Sunday, 26 October 2014 by

This month’s newsletter is hot off the press and packed with lots of helpful tips for determining the right college fit, completing Early Decision and Early Action applications, and more for high school students of all ages and parents too! Enjoy!

So here we are in August with much of the summer behind us, fall sports teams are starting their summer training, Back-to-School sales are on, and The Common Application just launched on August 1. The college application season has arrived and the best way to proceed is to embrace it. Don’t let the process scare

College Student Discounts

Sunday, 27 July 2014 by

The Popp & Associates July newsletter is here! If you are a new or returning college student, don’t miss this edition as an incredible list of college student discounts is highlighted. From clothing to technology to entertainment and more, get ready for some serious savings!

As many of us know by now, the college admission process is very stressful for students and families. In fact, this is probably an understatement! Speaking as a college counselor,  I am very aware of how students are feeling and care about not only the quality of their applications, but also the strength of their

Submitting Your Common Application

Monday, 21 October 2013 by

Given that the November 1 application deadline is quickly approaching, students have begun submitting Early Decision and Early Action applications using the online Common Application. As many of you know, there has been no shortage of articles in the media detailing the Common Application difficulties that students, guidance counselors, and teachers have been encountering.  Last

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