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We envision a day when the future of America's children is determined solely by their talent, motivation and effort.

  • CP Chicago’s Inaugural Class Graduates High School

    This month, our inaugural class in Chicago completed the high school phase of the College Possible program and graduated from Marine Leadership Academy and Bowen, Kelly and Lake View high schools. Their College Possible coaches, both current and former, were at their commencement ceremonies, some flying to Chicago from as far as California and South Dakota to show their support, knowing that serving their students made a significant impact on their lives. Many of our students, some of whom are…
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  • Student Dreams to Make Life’s Work Revolve Around Service

    Join our email list to stay updated on College Possible and our incredible students. Stephanie just graduated from Upper Darby High School and plans to study nursing in college. She received scholarship offers from every school she was accepted to and will be attending Drexel University in the fall. Where her academics are exceptional—to say the least—her compassion and yearning to serve her community stand unparalleled. Stephanie volunteered in Upper Darby’s Senior Center, which is essentially the main office for…
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  • Seizing the opportunity to study abroad

    Most freshman in college spend their year settling in to campus life. In her first year at Portland State University, Nelyn has challenged herself to do just the opposite. This February, she left the comforts of campus to complete a semester abroad in India. Nelyn found out about the opportunity to travel with Carpe Mundi—a sister organization of Carpe Diem that provides mentorship and scholarships to first-generation college students—with the help of her College Possible high school coach, Callie. She…
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