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

Popp & Associates Celebrates 10 Years!

Tuesday, 26 April 2016 by

This June, Popp & Associates will celebrate our 10 year anniversary! It is hard to believe a decade has passed since we opened our doors in 2006, subletting a Newton Center office three days a week. We didn’t have a website or any social media, but we did have wonderful clients who believed in us

What Colleges Want In Freshmen

Wednesday, 13 January 2016 by

Mindy Popp was quoted in the recently published article “What Colleges Want In Freshmen This Fall” in baystateparent Magazine. The article, written by Kathy Sloan, highlights colleges’ priorities when considering applicants for admission. Higher education professionals share insight that parents and college-bound students should not miss! Check out the article here.

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

The Best Holiday Gift

Sunday, 06 December 2015 by

I was scrolling through my Facebook feed just a few days ago, and I decided to give in to temptation and click on a video that caught my attention. Usually my eyes gloss right over unknown “sponsored” posts that surface in my social media. But this time, it was different. Take a look. I watched

In this month’s newsletter, we are happy to feature an interview with P&A parent, Peg Creonte, whose sons applied to college last fall. She was engaged and supportive throughout the process and gained valuable insight during her family’s 1st experience with the college application process. We are thankful to Peg for taking the time to share

We are excited to share that new college counseling packages are now available for our clients. Given the ongoing changes in the college application process and an increase in the number of applications that students are submitting, new counseling packages are needed to better serve students and parents. The college counseling packages not only provide

The holidays are almost here, and we are excited to share the Popp & Associates 2014 Holiday Gift Guide in our December newsletter. Find thoughtful gifts for teens, college students, and other loved ones on your list! In addition, don’t miss Mindy Popp’s podcast with Lauren Gaggioli from Higher Scores Test Prep, and discover how

We are excited to share a podcast featuring Mindy Popp and Lauren Gaggioli, founder of  Higher Scores Test Prep. In the podcast, Mindy and Lauren discuss steps that high school freshmen-juniors can take to maximize their potential for success in the college application process while enjoying a more fulfilling high school experience, personally and academically. We often

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!