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.

Put your child’s old t-shirts to good use and create a unique graduation gift at the same time with Campus Quilts! To learn more about the quilts, as well as discover spring college fairs in your hometown and catch up on the latest news about college admission, check out our April newsletter.  

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.

Our March newsletter is here and is a must-read! Readers will find an extensive list of financial aid resources to assist with college financing. Suggestions for college maps and campus visit worksheets are also provided to help families make the most of college visits. Finally, information regarding spring college fairs in the Boston area is

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

On September 25, Mindy Popp was featured in the BostonVoyager Magazine article “Meet Mindy Popp of Popp & Associates in Wellesley Hills.” To learn more about the history of P&A, our unique approach to college counseling and our new initiative, College Admissions Academy, please read here. Our September newsletter also shares information about upcoming fall

In our August newsletter, Mindy Popp shared the article below about her recent trip to her hometown, Pittsburgh, and offered advice to families as we start a new school year: The new school year is just days away, and I often think about the possibilities ahead for our clients’ personal, social and academic growth. I

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