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  • Chestnut Hill College: Building Bridges to Opportunity for Philadelphia Students

    Earlier this year, Chestnut Hill College became a Bridge partner by committing to serve College Possible students through exclusive events and targeted coaching that exposes them to the opportunities the college offers. We spoke with Director of Admissions, John Solewin, on how Chestnut Hill College will be supporting students this year. What is Chestnut Hill College […]

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  • Making a Difference: College Possible adds college partners Doane University and Wayne State College

    Two regional academic institutions have recently teamed up with College Possible to help increase students’ college access and success. Doane University, a private college in Crete, Nebraska, and Wayne State College, a public college in Wayne, Nebraska, are partnering with College Possible, joining the likes of Nebraska Wesleyan and University of Nebraska Omaha. A partnership […]

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  • Shopping at Bridge & Burn Supports College Possible Students

    Every quarter, Bridge & Burn selects a new, local nonprofit partner to donate one percent of their sales to. They call it their One Percent For Good program and it aligns with their mission to give back to those who are making a meaningful difference in the world, investing in the community that has given […]

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  • Discovering Her Passion Through Service

    While completing her bachelor’s degree at the University of North Carolina- Chapel Hill, Sarah Barry took a class that exposed her to the realities of unequal funding in education. “It got me really worked up and I wanted to do something about it,” shared Sarah. As she considered her next step after graduation, Sarah began […]

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  • College Possible Minnesota welcomes author Paul Tough to Minneapolis on October 14

    College Possible Minnesota welcomes author Paul Tough to Minneapolis on October 14 Join Executive Director Geoff Wilson at Magers & Quinn Booksellers in Minneapolis on October 14 to welcome Paul Tough, author of The Years That Matter Most: How College Makes Or Breaks Us. Tough’s book, published on September 10, examines the current system of […]

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  • College Possible Partners with City Year & Public Allies for On The Table

    For Greater Milwaukee Foundation’s annual On The Table event, College Possible, City Year and Public Allies have partnered with Greater Milwaukee Foundation to host an event focused on the future of national service. Discussions will be held in large and small groups. Organized by Bridge the City podcast, the event is free to attend, so […]

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  • “Unlikely” Film Highlights Tough Path to College that Students Face

    This past Sunday, College Possible Milwaukee partnered with Milwaukee Film, the Greater Milwaukee Foundation, and the Higher Education Regional Alliance to host a screening of “Unlikely,” a documentary that investigates the college dropout crisis in America and the obstacles students face when pursuing an education and meaningful career. Following the screening, director Adam Fenderson and local panelists from […]

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  • Student Alumni Service: Pa Kong Lee and Peace Corps

    With a new school and AmeriCorps service year underway, we want to highlight the importance of service and community. Through a series of three stories, we are recognizing College Possible Minnesota student alumni who have dedicated their time to service, through a variety of forms. Having participated in both College Possible high school and college […]

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  • Advocating for National Service on Capitol Hill Day

    The Hamilton soundtrack was playing in my head as we headed up Independence Avenue to the U.S. House of Representatives. Voices for National Service is an advocacy group for federally supported service opportunities, including AmeriCorps, Senior Corps, the Social Innovation Fund, the Volunteer Generation Fund, and State Service Commissions. Every year, they organize a Capitol […]

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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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