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

In 2016, Popp & Associates celebrated 10 rewarding years of success and partnership with our clients and colleagues. As we reflected on our past and the journey we traveled as a company, we began making plans for the future. One of my goals since the day our doors opened has been to think of ways

The New Year is ripe for declaring resolutions and promises to do better and be better across areas of our lives. We proclaim that this time we will reach our goals, whether they are for earning better grades, scoring higher on the SAT, running a faster mile in spring track, and much more. In the

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

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

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