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  • Recruiting a New Cohort of College Possible Philadelphia Students

    College Possible Philadelphia is recruiting its next cohort of students in all six of its partner high schools. To be eligible to join the program, students must be sophomores who meet certain income requirements, have a GPA of 2.0 higher and have aspirations of attending a 4-year college or university. “We have been using different touch points to engage students,” shares transition coach Talyah Gilbert, who provides recruitment support at George Washington High School, Jules E. Mastbaum Vocational Technical High…
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  • Skills4Success Prepares Students for What Comes Next

    On a sunny Tuesday in February, a small group of College Possible high school seniors and their coaches attended a Skills4Success workshop, hosted by board members Kim Irwin and Susan Mikulay. Kelly Roecker, Bartolotta Restaurant’s Director of Corporate Training, led seniors and coaches in exercises intended to build confidence and develop life skills that lead to long-term success. “The energy level has been inspiring,” said Roecker. “These students are going to leave this world a better place than they found it.…
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  • Learning to Lead Beyond the Basketball Court

    “Feeling bad for people isn’t going to help them. I want to be in a position where I can actually do the work and make a difference,” says Lake View High School senior, Humar Gbadegesin. Humar, like many high school seniors across the country, is contemplating which college will be the best fit for him to attend this fall, and which path will allow him to have the biggest impact. However, going to college wasn’t always Humar’s plan. When he…
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