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  • Opportunities and Limits in Teaching Financial Literacy

    Earlier this year, College Possible CEO and founder Jim McCorkell wrote an essay about the continued importance of college degrees in a climate that increasingly questions their value and impact. And last month, we published a piece about the economic impact of degree holders in cities around the country. Each of these pieces, coupled with a growing body of research, demonstrates that a post-secondary education is, for all Americans and particularly for those coming from low- and moderate-income backgrounds, required…
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  • Spotlight On: The Wildhorse Foundation

    The Wildhorse Foundation has generously funded College Possible in Oregon for the last two years and we want to take a moment to highlight the work they’re doing in northeastern Oregon and southeastern Washington. The Wildhorse Foundation donates almost $1 million every year to local programs that benefit their homeland area: Morrow, Umatilla, Union and Wallowa counties in Oregon; Benton, Columbia and Walla Walla counties in Washington; and Native American organization in the Pacific Northwest region. The foundation funds projects…
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  • Building a Partnership with Neumann University

    Located in the heart of Delaware County, Neumann University is College Possible Philadelphia’s newest Bridge partner. Founded in 1965, the university has more than 2,700 undergraduate and graduate students. In July 2017, Neumann welcomed its sixth president, Dr. Chris Everett Domes, who is focused on supporting low-income, first-generation students on campus to make sure they have the tools and resources in place to persist to a college degree.  What is Neumann’s headline for this academic year? This is a record…
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