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!

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

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 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

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

Our January newsletter has arrived! Read here to see our advice for college essay writing in a recent Teen Vogue article, learn about upcoming college and summer program fairs, find out how to support the good work of Love Your Melon, and much more!

The November 1 deadline for Early Decision and Early Action applications is just days away, with the November 15 deadline arriving soon. Keep these 5 tips in mind for successfully completing your applications: 1) If you are submitting an Early Decision application, please remember that the applicant, a parent and a school counselor must submit

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

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