College Admission Counseling

April 7 #CollegeCash with Mindy Popp: What Matters Most When Choosing A College

Join Mindy Popp, founder of Popp & Associates and Jodi Okun from College Financial Aid Advisors, as well other experts in college admissions, financial aid, and higher education for TONIGHT'S ‪#‎CollegeCash‬ chat [...]

The New SAT — Is it Right for You?

The new SAT arrives next week, and families and educators are feeling both apprehensive and cautiously optimistic about the exam, how it will measure students' academic abilities, [...]

What Colleges Want in Freshmen

Mindy Popp was quoted in the recently published article "What Colleges Want In Freshmen This Fall" in baystateparent Magazine. The article, written by Kathy Sloan, highlights colleges' [...]

Going Far, Not Fast: Inspiration for Your College Application Process

During late September, the P&A office is bustling. Seniors are feeling busy to say the least as they stretch their limits to accommodate campus visits, college application [...]

Supplemental College Application Essays: How to Locate Them on The Common Application

This year, over 600 colleges and universities are accepting applications for their institutions through The Common Application. Many students are familiar with the personal statement located in [...]

June Newsletter — Summer Reading Recommendations, Campus Visit Tips, College Fairs & More!

The June Newsletter is here! Discover resources to make your summer college visits a breeze, find college admission reading recommendations, learn about July college fairs in New [...]

What Can Parents Do to Help? Be the Person Your Child Needs You to Be

Last week, I met with a client who is finishing up her junior year this month. After covering the usual topics of senior course selection, spring college [...]

2015-2016 Common Application Essay Prompts, Choosing Your College & More!

The April newsletter is now available! Families can find valuable information about upcoming college fairs and how to make the final college decision. In addition, parents and students [...]

Finding Your College Fit

As April 1 approaches, colleges are notifying applicants of admission decisions, and the college application process is finally coming to an end, much to the delight of [...]

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