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  • Summer Bridge Addresses Summer Melt

    Each year approximately 10-40 percent of high school students accepted into a college or university don’t enroll in the fall. The phenomenon called “summer melt” disproportionately affects students from low-income backgrounds. The U.S. Department of Education says that, “the lower a student’s income, the more likely they are to experience summer melt because they lack the necessary resources and support.” College Possible provides programming, called Summer Bridge, designed to help combat summer melt for all high school students. In Oregon,…
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  • Meet Our New Program Director

    Please help us welcome Jennifer Perrine to the College Possible Oregon leadership team. We are thrilled to have her on board and wanted to share a little bit about her with you! Jennifer began her career at Drake University as a professor. In her ten years there, Jennifer taught a variety of classes from social justice to creative writing to women’s and gender studies. She relocated from Iowa to Portland in 2016 and worked at Portland General Electric as the…
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  • Finding Guidance – NRG Student Profile: Mitkumar Patel

    Throughout the 2018-19 academic year, College Possible Philadelphia is profiling four students thanks to a grant awarded by NRG Gives, a charitable-giving program sponsored by the NRG Retail Charitable Foundation. The grant awarded by NRG Gives will support more students in the greater Philadelphia area get to and persist through to college graduation. Throughout his junior year at George Washington High School, Mitkumar Patel has successfully balanced school work, SAT preparation and a variety of extracurricular activities. He is a member…
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