Popp & Associates is regularly featured in the media to provide an expert perspective on college admissions and other topics of interest to high school students, parents and educators. Please view the news articles below to find valuable insight and recommendations.
Mindy Popp was quoted in The Boston Globe article “When it comes to your child’s extracurriculars, experts say focus on ‘building a life and not a resume'” on September 27.
Mindy Popp was featured in BostonVoyager Magazine in the article “Meet Mindy Popp of Popp & Associates in Wellesley Hills.”
Mindy Popp was featured in the NACAC (National Association for College Admission Counseling) Winter 2016 Journal of College Admission article “NACACREADS Book Club: Frank Bruni’s Solutions to Admission Mania.”
Tom Walsh, P&A’s Athletic Counselor, was featured in the news-press.com article “College sports: Scholarships not four-year guarantees” on October 17.
Mindy Popp was quoted in the June 9 U.S. News & World Report article “3 Creative Summer Jobs for College, Grad Students.”
Popp & Associates was featured in the May 8 Hometown Weekly article “Wellesley Firm Holding ‘Show Your College Love’ Contest.”
Mindy Popp was featured in the January 5 USA Today article “You only go to high school once — don’t waste your last semester.”
On October 2, Mindy Popp was featured in the The Boston Globe College Bound blog post “How to manage test anxiety before the SAT and ACT.”
Mindy Popp’s article “Best practices for supporting families, and yourself, during the college application process” was featured in the Back to School issue of SEEN Magazine.
Mindy Popp’s article “Protecting the College Investment: Five Things Parents Need to Know” was featured on CollegeXpress.com on November 8, 2012.
Mindy Popp was featured in the Her Campus article “The 5 Most Important Connections You Need as a High School Senior & How to Make Them” on September 26, 2012.
Mindy Popp was quoted in Tufts University’s student newspaper, The Tufts Daily on March 11, 2011. Please visit this website to read the article titled “Harvard reinstates non-binding early action option.”
“The college application process can be very stressful, time consuming and downright aggravating. Mindy made the process efficient, less stressful, and very successful. I am extremely happy, doing very well at Syracuse University, and I could not have done it without Mindy. Mindy and Popp & Associates deserve nothing less than a five star review.” Read More
“We were particularly pleased when Mindy Popp suggested schools that we hadn’t considered and that our daughter really liked. I only wish we had found her earlier.” Read more
“Mindy was very helpful in offering guidance at every step of the process. She offered constructive feedback on essays and the college interview process. I found her receptive to my calls and she kept me abreast of the process.” Read more
“Without hesitation, I can recommend Mindy Popp to steer families through this important and lengthy process. She is thoughtful, experienced, diligent and always willing to go the extra mile for the student.” Read more
“Mindy’s thoughtful college list for our daughter was exciting! It was evident Mindy was listening to our daughter.” Read more
“My husband and I couldn’t thank Mindy Popp enough for all she’s done. Without her services, this process would have been grueling, probably putting a huge strain on our relationship with our son. Her expertise and professionalism are unwavering. We have already acquired her services for our second son and we look forward to working with her again.” Read more
“This is an investment and without question, worth every penny and well worth the trip. Mindy Popp is a gem.” Read more
“I thought the college counseling services were perfect. I am quite sure that our son would not have had the success that he did if we did not work with Mindy Popp!” Read more
“Mindy Popp genuinely cares about helping kids (and families) survive this process with the ultimate goal of not just thick acceptance envelopes, but also a sense of perspective and their egos and relationships left intact, if not made stronger by the process. A true feat!” Read more
“Mindy Popp is highly qualified for assisting students and families with their college search and application process. With her background as an admission officer at a prestigious college, she knows the system and gave us excellent guidance.” Read more