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  • Recruiting a New Cohort of College Possible Philadelphia Students

    College Possible Philadelphia is recruiting its next cohort of students in all six of its partner high schools. To be eligible to join the program, students must be sophomores who meet certain income requirements, have a GPA of 2.0 higher and have aspirations of attending a 4-year college or university. “We have been using different […]

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  • Skills4Success Prepares Students for What Comes Next

    On a sunny Tuesday in February, a small group of College Possible high school seniors and their coaches attended a Skills4Success workshop, hosted by board members Kim Irwin and Susan Mikulay. Kelly Roecker, Bartolotta Restaurant’s Director of Corporate Training, led seniors and coaches in exercises intended to build confidence and develop life skills that lead to […]

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  • Learning to Lead Beyond the Basketball Court

    “Feeling bad for people isn’t going to help them. I want to be in a position where I can actually do the work and make a difference,” says Lake View High School senior, Humar Gbadegesin. Humar, like many high school seniors across the country, is contemplating which college will be the best fit for him […]

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  • Portland Site Expands to Become College Possible Oregon

    As College Possible looks to serve an even greater number of high school and college students on their paths to and through college in the Pacific Northwest, we are pleased to announce that our Portland location has been renamed College Possible Oregon to better reflect their expanded reach. In 2018, more than 72 percent of […]

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  • Shaking It Up for Students 2019

                 College Possible Omaha’s first-ever Shaking It Up for Students event was a great success. Over 20 College Possible college students and 40 Omaha area professionals gathered at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska on Thursday, March 7 to network and build connections. College Possible college students and Omaha area […]

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  • Leadership Transition at College Possible Minnesota

    After nine years as Minnesota’s executive director, Sara Dziuk is transitioning to the role of chief advancement officer at College Possible National, where she will lead fundraising, marketing and communications for the entire organization. With this transition, Deputy Executive Director Geoff Wilson will become the new executive director of College Possible Minnesota. “I am thrilled […]

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  • The Unseen Reason Students from Low-Income Backgrounds Drop Out

    There are a multitude of obstacles affecting college achievement of students from low-income backgrounds. A new article from POLITICO, “The Unseen Reason Why Working-Class Students Drop Out”, tackles the less recognizable. Even though most colleges are doing all they can to help these students succeed, graduation gaps still persist. A hidden reason for these gaps can be […]

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  • Striving for Inclusive Excellence at The College of St. Scholastica

    One of The College of St. Scholastica’s biggest opportunities in the next five years is shaping its institution to meet the needs of the changing demographics of college students. The school is seeing an increasing number of students from low-income backgrounds, first-generation college students and students of color. With the help of strategic partnerships with […]

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  • Meet Jessica

    “Making it through college, a step that people think is impossible for students with backgrounds like mine, is the most amazing thing.”

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  • Meet Huy

    “If I could describe my experience as a college student in one word—it would be ‘amazing!'”

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