If you are a student starting college this fall, don’t miss our July newsletter featuring valuable tips to help you furnish your dorm room and start off school on the right note. In addition, as you shop for school supplies, pick up our favorite grammar guide, Keys For Writers, which will be an invaluable resource

Praise For Moving The Needle

Thursday, 19 April 2018 by

Last week, I was sitting in a discussion group, and a man seated across from me expressed his concern about the focus of our group’s work. He made it clear that the group’s purpose should not be to try to “move the needle” on his views. I immediately felt a strong gut reaction of disagreement.

College application deadlines are fast approaching, so now is the perfect time for seniors to review this checklist from NACAC (National Association for College Admission Counseling) and make sure they are on track to complete applications on time. In addition to college application deadlines, the holidays will also arrive in the coming weeks. Check out

In our August newsletter, Mindy Popp shared the article below about her recent trip to her hometown, Pittsburgh, and offered advice to families as we start a new school year: The new school year is just days away, and I often think about the possibilities ahead for our clients’ personal, social and academic growth. I

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!  

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 

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!

Graduation Gifts

Sunday, 05 June 2016 by

Graduation season for the Class of 2016 has arrived! We are very proud of our students graduating this spring and want to offer some tips for families celebrating this very special occasion. If you’re planning a graduation party in the Boston area, invite the Cookie Monstah food truck and impress your guests with delicious homemade

Popp & Associates 2015 Holiday Gift Guide

Sunday, 20 December 2015 by

We are excited to release our 2015 Holiday Gift Guide! With just a few days left before Christmas, we know that our suggestions will inspire your shopping and help you choose thoughtful presents for your favorite teens and college students! In addition to clever gift ideas, you’ll find top admission news and Mindy Popp’s reflections

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