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  • College Possible Receives Inaugural Evergreen National Education Prize

    First-Ever Prize Recipient Recognized for Building and Catalyzing a National Network of College Coaches that Reach Every Low-Income Student Earlier this week, at an event featuring education and philanthropic leaders from around the country, the Evergreen Prize judge committee announced that College Possible received the first-ever Evergreen National Education Prize. More than 70 groundbreaking organizations from across the country submitted applications this summer for the inaugural prize, all of whom are seeking to elevate our nation’s low-income youth to postsecondary…
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  • Service Reflections on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

    Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. once said, “Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.” This quote speaks to the reason I chose to sign up for a term of service. When I was a junior at Hamilton High School I started in a program called College Possible. I wanted to go to college but didn’t really think I could do it. I was smart but not motivated.…
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  • Why We Serve

    Today, College Possible will observe Martin Luther King, Jr. Day by dedicating a day of service to our communities in Saint Paul, Milwaukee, Omaha, Portland, Chicago and Philadelphia. I’ve been reflecting on some of the linkages between Dr. King’s legacy and our work here at College Possible. Last year, at this same time, the Huffington Post published a refection I wrote about MLK.  I encourage you to check it out. While there are many aspects of our work that draw…
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