Back To School Words Of Wisdom

Sunday, 25 August 2019 by

Every summer, I hope to share words of wisdom that will inspire families as we embark on a new school year. As the first day of school approaches, many students and parents are feeling a mix of emotions-excitement, fear, and hope among others. I would like to share with you some of my favorite quotes

Each summer, Brennan Barnard, Director of College Counseling at The Derryfield School in New Hampshire, shares his own reading recommendations as well as suggestions from others working in the college admissions profession. Both students and parents can enjoy the books on this insightful list whether you are seeking intellectual engagement or a relaxing escape. To see more from

Save The Date! We are excited to announce that College Admissions Academy and Beyond BookSmart will be hosting an event “Set Up Your High School Student For Success” on September 23 at the Wellesley Library. Families with middle school and/or high school students, as well as educators, are encouraged to attend this free event. Executive function coach Jennifer Flewelling and college admissions authority

High school presents students with a myriad of opportunities to engage with their peers, explore academic areas of interest and delve deeper into hobbies and passions outside of the classroom. Satisfying academic obligations aside, students should make thoughtful choices about how they invest their time. The extracurricular landscape in a student’s life should be varied

Popp & Associates 2018 Gift Guide

Sunday, 16 December 2018 by

The holidays are coming, and we are happy to offer our best shopping tips for the favorite teen in your life! Check out our December newsletter for unique gift ideas. Happy Holidays!

We are excited to share that Mindy Popp was featured in The Boston Globe in the Help Desk article “When it comes to your child’s extracurriculars, experts say focus on ‘building a life and not a resume’.” In addition to Mindy’s recommendations about extracurricular engagement, the title of the article highlights a value emphasized on

The February newsletter has arrived! Read here to discover helpful tips regarding finding summer opportunities for teens. Information about upcoming college fairs and a great map recommendation to make your college visits a cinch to plan are also included. Lastly, don’t miss top stories from the media covering the latest news in college admission and

We want to start off the New Year by thanking our loyal clients and colleagues who helped us reach new heights in 2017. P&A launched College Admissions Academy, which hosted two successful programs, including “Finding the Right Fit: A Conversation about the College Search” with Maria Furtado, Executive Director of Colleges That Change Lives. Please view pictures from this

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

Our October newsletter is here and we are thrilled to announce an upcoming event with Colleges That Change Lives! Anxious about the college admissions process? Not sure where to start? Join College Admissions Academy on Thursday, November 16 at the Boston Marriot Newton for a night of conversation, connection, and even a little levity as we hear from Colleges That Change

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