As Covid-19 continues to disrupt our lives, we are committed to supporting our clients and friends as much as possible. Our April newsletter provides many resources for parents, students and educators to more easily navigate our current situation. We also have included updates on standardized testing, test-optional colleges, and much more. Please do not hesitate
We are thrilled to announce that Popp & Associates will be offering FREE college counseling clinics in February on Saturdays and during school vacation! Families will enjoy a personalized 45-minute advising session when questions regarding course selection, identifying summer opportunities, applying to college, and more will be addressed. While we offer free Meet and Greet
Save The Date! We are excited to announce that College Admissions Academy and Beyond BookSmart will be hosting an event “Set Up Your High School Student For Success” on September 23 at the Wellesley Library. Families with middle school and/or high school students, as well as educators, are encouraged to attend this free event. Executive function coach Jennifer Flewelling and college admissions authority
We are excited to announce that College Admissions Academy will be hosting Maria Furtado, Executive Director of Colleges That Change Lives, at an event this fall! For more information about Maria’s presentation “Finding the Right Fit – A Conversation about the College Search” and to RSVP for the event, please read here. Our April newsletter
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

Popp & Associates Celebrates 10 Years!

This June, Popp & Associates will celebrate our 10 year anniversary! It is hard to believe a decade has passed since we opened our doors in 2006, subletting a Newton Center office three days a week. We didn’t have a website or any social media, but we did have wonderful clients who believed in us
The March newsletter is here! Discover information about upcoming New England college fairs, summer co-op, internship and research opportunities  for high school students, and read our reflections on spring and the lessons all of us can learn during this time of choice and change. Spring: A Time for Choice and Change As much as New
The Popp & Associates January 2016 newsletter is now available and offers valuable information for high school families. Read the report on college admissions recently released by the Harvard Graduate School of Education, learn about upcoming college admission, financial aid and summer program events, review recommendations for completing parent information on the FAFSA, and much
The days leading up to New Year’s Day are often when we declare our New Year’s resolutions, but I think that these last days of summer deserve as much attention and merit reflection as a new school year is about to begin. Buying new school supplies and figuring out how to balance fall obligations with