College Essays

How to Manage College Applications Stress

Teen Vogue recently featured tips from Mindy Popp, founder of Popp & Associates, in the December 27th article "How to Manage College Application Stress." Read here to [...]

A Parent’s Perspective: Alison Eames Shares Tips to Ensure a Successful College Application Process

The Eames family has been a P&A client for several years, and working with their oldest sons was both exciting and rewarding. Alison, their mom, was actively [...]

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 [...]

Finding Inspiration for Your College Essay

In the September P&A newsletter, we remember how our pasts can provide valuable inspiration for the work that we are doing today to develop meaningful college essays. [...]

Newsletter — Back to School Edition 2014

Fall holiday decor adorns local malls, peaches and cherries have been replaced by endless varieties of tomatoes and apples at farm stands, flip flops will soon be [...]

Have Faith in Your Voice: Tips for Writing Your College Essay

So here we are in August with much of the summer behind us, fall sports teams are starting their summer training, Back-to-School sales are on, and The [...]

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