Standing With Students

We believe that all children should have access to every educational opportunity and be able to pursue their dreams, no matter their background.

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

  • They picked me!

    College Possible Portland student Dallas took a leap and applied to a college halfway across the country: Saint John's University, located in central Minnesota. He first learned about the school through his College Possible coach Zoe, and although hesitant at first, he fell in love with the campus after visiting during a fly-in weekend, a time when colleges welcome out-of-state prospective students to their campus. "College Possible was the most important part of even applying to this school. At first,…
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  • Scholarships are rolling in

    College Possible high school seniors cover a lot of ground: they're visiting college campuses, submitting college applications, applying for financial aid and seeking scholarships--all while balancing school, extracurriculars and jobs. As the official "College Decision Day" on May 1 approaches, students are weighing their college options and comparing financial aid packages and scholarship offers. So far, our seniors have submitted nearly 6,000 scholarship applications and have received $473,021 in private aid, and this number will keep rising. Check back often…
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  • Envisioning Life on Campus

    During the week of April 9,  College Possible Chicago facilitated visits to Monmouth College, North Central College, the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) and an overnight stay at Goshen College in Indiana. Our juniors, many of whom had never spent an extended amount of time on a college campus, were able to envision themselves as college students for the first time. Our seniors who were accepted to these colleges were able to gain additional information to help them make…
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