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  • Launch! 2018: Celebrating Philadelphia Students

    On Saturday, June 16, College Possible Philadelphia celebrated Launch! 2018 at Temple University’s Howard Gittis Student Center. Sponsored by M&T Bank, Launch! is College Possible’s end-of-the-year student celebration for high school juniors and seniors, recognizing their hard work and commitment to earning a college degree. Board Chair Joe Divis delivered opening remarks, followed by College Possible high school coaches who shared videos and presented speeches to celebrate the accomplishments of their respective cohorts during the 2017-18 academic school year. “This…
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  • Catalyzing Change

    “My ultimate goal is to see people graduate,” says Amber Schultz, Ed.D. With 20 years of experience under her belt, the assistant vice president for admissions, marketing and recruitment at St. Cloud State University in central Minnesota has a singular focus: getting more students that piece of paper that can change their lives, their families’ lives and their communities. “We strive to be a life-changing institution and attract students who may not have a lot of access to higher education…
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  • Managing for the Future

    If it were up to Sylvia Rivera, College Possible Philadelphia board member, all students would learn project management. “Life is full of projects,” she says. “Some are big and some are small. Coordinating a birthday party, selecting a college to attend, and even writing a senior paper is a project. How we manage each project depends on the time, experience and resources available. When students learn these skills early it helps them intentionally plan, create a schedule to meet deadlines, consider…
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