2019-2020 Common Application News

Sunday, 30 June 2019 by

The 2019-2020 Common Application will arrive later this summer with updates to make the college application process smoother for students and educators. Read here to learn more about what’s new with the Common App for this coming year. And, don’t forget to check out our June newsletter filled with summer college fair information, popular education-related articles from

Celebrating the Class of 2019

Thursday, 30 May 2019 by

Graduation season for the Class of 2019 has arrived! We are very proud of our hardworking students graduating this spring and want to share recommendations in our May newsletter for families celebrating this joyous milestone. Both Shutterfly and Good Housekeeping offer extensive lists of creative gift options that would delight any grad. Additional recommended places to shop include Etsy, Hillflint, catchingfireflies, PBdorm, UncommonGoods, Mark

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

Our March newsletter features an announcement about an upcoming gap year program on April 8 that you don’t want to miss! Sign up to attend this  FREE event hosted by Beyond BookSmart and Gap Year Solutions and learn more about the benefits of taking a gap year! RSVP today.

Each summer, Harvard University and The College Board organize the Harvard Summer Institute on College Admissions, a program staffed by nationally recognized leaders in college admissions and other fields of education. Professionals from throughout the world gather at Harvard to discuss current and future trends in admissions, as well as best practices for advising students and families. Curl up with a

The Independent Educational Consultants Association (IECA) offers a fantastic resource to help families manage their college campus visits. The Campus Visit Journal enables students and parents to record their impressions of colleges in an organized, user-friendly format. Take this journal with you on your college trips during February vacation and keep track of your thoughts while they are still fresh in your mind. Feel free

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!

College fairs are in full swing now that fall is here and we are very excited to host our upcoming College Admissions Academy Event on October 10! Join Popp & Associates at the Wellesley Free Library to discuss 3 essential legal documents your college-age child should have to give you the legal authority to access your

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

Help Fight Childhood Hunger

Sunday, 26 August 2018 by

Check out our August newsletter to discover how you can help fight childhood hunger. Students cannot learn and achieve their potential when they are hungry. Purchase a fun celebrity-designed spatula from Williams Sonoma or contribute a donation to No Kid Hungry. You can make a difference today!

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