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Milwaukee

College Possible Milwaukee

Since 2008

About

College Possible is proud to work with more than 800 students in Milwaukee at 14 partner high schools. Our students have an average GPA of 2.8, and more than 90 percent are students of color. Our students report an average annual family income of less than $25,000. College Possible expanded to Milwaukee in 2008. In its first year, College Possible Milwaukee served 53 juniors at three partner high schools. In the 2016-17 program year, College Possible Milwaukee will serve more than 800 high school juniors and seniors, 1,300 college students and over 2,100 9th and 10th graders through College Prep Talks. Through the generous support of local organizations, foundations and individuals, the program continues to grow and expand in Milwaukee area schools.

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2017 Dream Big Dinner –

Thanks to all sponsors and attendees for another successful event!

 

Contact Us

College Possible Milwaukee
1515 N. Rivercenter Drive, Suite 105
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 53212
Office directions

Phone: 414-220-9450
Fax: 414-220-9451
MKEInfo@CollegePossible.org

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  • Protect DACA

    In this country we learn at a very young age to believe in the American dream, a dream that promises equity and opportunity, inclusiveness and fairness. This promise is even embedded in the document upon which our nation was first conceived: “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that […]

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  • Two Brothers and Two Full Rides to College

    Brothers Kou and Cha Vang are continuing a family tradition of going to college for free. Both brothers were awarded comprehensive scholarships to attend prestigious universities in Wisconsin. Kou will enroll at Marquette University in Milwaukee where he was awarded the Cudahy scholarship, which covers student fees, tuition, room and board, and a meal plan. […]

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  • College Possible Secures $60,000 from the Greater Milwaukee Foundation

    College Possible Milwaukee’s demonstrated success has helped it secure a $60,000 grant from the Greater Milwaukee Foundation. The grant will help fund College Possible’s 2017-18 programming in five of its 14 partner high schools and ensure the local nonprofit helps more low-income Milwaukee students get to and through college. Specifically, the grant from the Greater […]

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  • College Possible wins AmeriCorps Program of the Year award from Governor

    College Possible Milwaukee was named “AmeriCorps Program of the Year” at the Governor’s Service Recognition event on Thursday, June 8. The event honored outstanding national service participants and programs that have helped address serious social problems to meet their community’s needs. College Possible helps low-income Milwaukee students earn college degrees. Last year in Milwaukee, College […]

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  • High school students ‘Launch’ into the next level

    After a year of hard work on college essays and admissions, completing the FAFSA, scholarship applications and enrollment procedures, seniors are ready to make the transition from high school to college student. On Saturday, May 13, College Possible Milwaukee hosted “Launch!” – a celebration of the accomplishments nearly 800 high school students. Ilias Hassan, a […]

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  • Celebrating another successful Dream Big Dinner

    Here at College Possible Milwaukee, we’re still basking in the glow of an amazing night of camaraderie, story-telling and community.  The 2017 Dream Big Dinner on April 27, 2017, proved to be another successful gathering to showcase the amazing accomplishments of our Milwaukee students.  As a community of caring and idealistic individuals, corporations and foundations, […]

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  • College Possible Coaches Discuss Food Insecurity with WUWM

    Imagine choosing between buying food and paying your college enrollment deposit. This is a reality for many college students as food insecurity remains a widespread but rarely discussed issue on college campuses.

    Two College Possible Milwaukee student alumni, now serving as College Possible coaches, were interviewed by Milwaukee Public Radio, WUWM, on the challenges of accessing food in college.

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  • College Possible Milwaukee named a ‘Best Place to Work’

    It’s official! College Possible is one of Milwaukee’s “Best Places to Work.” Out of nearly 160 applicants in five different size groups, College Possible was named a winner in the “micro-small” category of the Milwaukee Business Journal’s “Best Place to Work” competition.

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