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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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  • Meet Kailey

    “The thought of college made me a little nervous and uneasy. It was kind of scary not having my future planned out,” recalls Kailey Tarkett, a recent graduate of Ralston High School and a freshman at College of Saint Mary. Like many students, Kailey heard about College Possible from her school counselor. She did a little research and fell in love with College Possible’s mission. She decided to apply, seeking coaching and near-peer support while navigating her journey to a…
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  • Supporting the Journey to Higher Education

    Across the United States, only nine percent of students from low-income backgrounds earn a college degree by the age of 24. This is a statistic College Possible Philadelphia donors, Ken and Linda Romanowski, find problematic and hope to improve. Both Ken and Linda have experienced first-hand the power of earning a college degree, and their respective experiences with higher education drive their commitment to College Possible. Reflecting on his college experience, Ken states, “A college degree opens up doors in…
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