Now Recruiting AmeriCorps Members

College Possible is seeking idealistic leaders to serve as AmeriCorps members in the 2017-18 year.

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

  • Scholarship changes college affordability

    Caitlyn radiates determination. A senior at Millard South, Caitlyn maintains a 3.8 GPA, securing her place on the honor roll, while being actively involved in forensics and volunteer opportunities. She constantly strives to succeed through self-motivation by overcoming her past circumstances.   As a child, Caitlyn jumped from home to home until Child Protective Services intervened. With no parents or family to take care of them, Caitlyn stepped up for her brothers as they entered the foster system. “We were…
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  • Decisions, Decisions!

    As we enter spring, colleges and universities have begun sending out their admissions decisions—which makes for a very exciting time here at College Possible. Many of our seniors have received multiple acceptances and are now making their decisions on where they will be next year. Jamilla, a senior at West Philadelphia High School, has five acceptances under her belt, and although the choices are tough, she’s eyeing her top pick, Cabrini University. Jamilla’s story is one of great adversity. Early…
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  • Juniors see growth in more than just SAT scores

    Junior year with College Possible focuses heavily on SAT prep, and as the ‘real deal’ SAT is right around the corner for our students, we have not only seen significant improvements in practice test scores, but also in our students’ class grades. Two juniors at Mastbaum High School recently voiced how College Possible has helped them outside of the SAT. Angel, a junior at Mastbaum High School, has seen huge improvements in his grades and says a lot of the…
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