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  • Federal Funding Delivers

    At College Possible sites across the country, the bulk of our efforts are spent ensuring that our programming supports more high school students from low-income backgrounds on their journeys to and through college. In the past two years alone, we’ve seen tremendous growth in our programs, reaching more than 15,000 high school students in 2017. […]

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  • Apply for the Year of Service That Lasts a Lifetime

    College Possible is dedicated to helping dedicated, low-income students get to and through college. These students are led by talented and idealistic AmeriCorps members who serve as near-peer coaches, guiding high school juniors and seniors through up to 320 hours of college preparation. Recruitment is underway for recent college graduates to serve a 10-month AmeriCorps […]

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  • Double Your Gift During Omaha Gives!

    Omaha’s sixth annual 24-hour charitable challenge is set to begin at midnight May 23. A minimum $10 donation is required, and hourly drawings and prizes make your donations go further. Again this year, the College Possible Omaha Board of Directors has agreed to match donations dollar for dollar up to a total of $16,292. Your […]

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  • College Possible Gives Back

    A day off for most was a day on for AmeriCorps members at the College Possible Omaha office on Martin Luther King Jr. Day. The legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King was honored and celebrated as leadership staff and AmeriCorps members divided into four teams and performed more than 80 service hours the morning of […]

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  • “If you’re passionate about something, chase after it.”

    Ka Ying is a College Possible student passionate about fashion design and service. As a freshman at the University of Minnesota, Ka Ying discovered that her love of sketching and making clothes could be her career. Now, in her senior year, she’s had the opportunity to share her designs with the world in fashion shows. […]

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  • Meet Our Donors

    Partners Jeff Alden and Georgia Lee Hussey are local philanthropists who have been supporting College Possible for three years. We recently sat down to hear more about what drives their philanthropy. Jeff was drawn to College Possible because of his personal connection — something we hear often from our generous donors. Jeff’s father was not only the […]

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  • A Night of Celebration

    On March 21, College Possible Portland hosted a gathering of more than 130 of our supporters, partners, AmeriCorps alumni, students and current team to celebrate and thank everyone for a wonderful year. It was also a chance to celebrate successfully maxing out our individual donor match of $100,000 in December! The match was generously offered […]

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  • Identifying Gaps in Student Training

    Jennelle Johnson is in her second year as an AmeriCorps member with College Possible. She coached high school juniors last year and is now coaching the same group as seniors at Reynolds High School. Jenn saw a gap and advocated to add sexual assault and consent training for our AmeriCorps team and students. Here’s the […]

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  • Meet Destiny

    “My College Possible coaches haven’t just helped me increase my ACT score and apply to colleges; they’ve made me feel confident in myself.”

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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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