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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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  • College Possible receives $1 Million from AT&T

    1 of 10 Recipients of $9.25 Million in Contributions to Organizations Across the U.S. Due to College Possible’s success supporting and motivating underserved students to prepare for college and earn their degrees, it has been selected as one of 10 recipients nationwide to share in $9.25 million in celebration of AT&T Aspire’s 10-year anniversary. Launched in 2008, AT&T Aspire is the company’s initiative to help provide access to education and training people need to get and keep good jobs. College…
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  • Opportunities and Limits in Teaching Financial Literacy

    Earlier this year, College Possible CEO and founder Jim McCorkell wrote an essay about the continued importance of college degrees in a climate that increasingly questions their value and impact. And last month, we published a piece about the economic impact of degree holders in cities around the country. Each of these pieces, coupled with a growing body of research, demonstrates that a post-secondary education is, for all Americans and particularly for those coming from low- and moderate-income backgrounds, required…
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