Graduation is just around the corner and we have fantastic suggestions for unique gifts for your favorite grad! Check out our May newsletter to explore gift ideas, as well as discover a fun way to build SAT vocabulary, find out the 8 life skills that all 18-year-olds should have, and more.

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.

Graduation season for the Class of 2017 has arrived! We are very proud of our students graduating this spring and want to share tips for families celebrating this very special milestone. If you’re planning a graduation party, invite the Cookie Monstah and delight your guests with delicious homemade cookies and ice cream sandwiches. Personalized M&M’s

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

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

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

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

College Student Discounts

Sunday, 27 July 2014 by

The Popp & Associates July newsletter is here! If you are a new or returning college student, don’t miss this edition as an incredible list of college student discounts is highlighted. From clothing to technology to entertainment and more, get ready for some serious savings!

During summer vacation, the pace of everyday life calms down for many of us. The summer can be the perfect opportunity to relax and catch up on our reading. Here are a few suggestions for great books that both college-bound students and parents can enjoy. College Admission: From Application to Acceptance, Step by Step by

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