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

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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

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.  

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

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