College Admissions Academy


College Admissions Academy offers high quality educational programs with industry experts for families and educators.

Popp & Associates is excited to host College Admissions Academy, which offers free and low-cost educational programming for parents, students and educators. We look forward to developing stronger connections with families and schools in the Boston community while providing valuable information regarding the college search and application processes, financial aid, and other topics of interest for adolescents and parents.

Programs will include discussion-based gatherings led by Mindy Popp, founder of Popp & Associates, seminars and workshops with industry experts, and more! We encourage attendees to bring questions and actively engage in our programs. Our goal is to foster candid and respectful dialogue and create an environment where participants can connect and learn from each other.

Please join The College Admissions Academy Meetup to stay informed about future events. If you have suggestions for program ideas, we would love to hear them.

Questions? Please call 781-859-9116 or email

2018 Events:

“3 Essential Legal Documents For College-Age Children”

Do You Have the Legal Authority to Help Your Child When He or She is Away at College and There is an Emergency?

  • If your child experiences illness or injury, travels abroad, or an emergency occurs while your child is attending college, your ability to help your child may be hindered because you no longer have the legal authority as a parent to do so.

Legal Documents that Permit You to Help Your Child

  • There are 3 essential legal documents your college-age child should have to give you the legal authority to access his or her financial and medical information and make decisions on your child’s behalf in the event the unexpected happens.

Learn about the advantages of these essential legal documents and the consequences of failing to have them in place by joining College Admissions Academy and Attorney Abigail V. Poole of the Dedham law firm of Samuel, Sayward & Baler LLC (

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Wellesley Free Library (Wakelin Room).

RSVP Required.

2017 Events:

March 26– “What Matters Most When Choosing A College?” with Mindy Popp, Founder of Popp & Associates.

November 16– “Finding the Right Fit: A Conversation about the College Search” with Maria Furtado, Executive Director, Colleges That Change Lives.