• Run/Walk for College Possible students!

    Schlitz Park is hosting the Seventh Annual Milwaukee River Challenge with a scenic 5K run and two mile walk along the Milwaukee Riverwalk. The outdoor event will take place on Thursday, September 13, 2018 at 6:15 p.m. All proceeds from the race will benefit College Possible and our mission of getting Milwaukee students to and […]

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  • Lakeland partnership paves the way for more college grads

    Lakeland University and College Possible are proud to announce a new partnership that will pave the way for more Milwaukee students to enroll at Lakeland this fall, leading to an increase in college graduates in the region. Thanks to financial support from Lakeland’s new Cooperative Education program and the Bradley Foundation, 21 College Possible students […]

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  • One Less Barrier

    “I will graduate. I will become a lawyer. I will achieve my dreams.” Since Latrice was a young girl, she has dreamed of becoming a lawyer—first for the military, and then for kids in foster care. That dream provided the drive she needed to overcome the obstacles in her life. As a child, Latrice entered […]

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  • Rewarding Innovation in Higher Education

    A trio of bipartisan senators has introduced an act to promote innovation in higher education. Senators Orrin Hatch (R-UT), Michael Bennet (D-CO) and Todd Young (R-IN) introduced the Fund for Innovation and Success in Higher Education (FINISH) Act to promote innovation and efficiency in higher education. The legislation will improve evaluation authority while also authorizing […]

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  • Committing to service and student success

    College Possible depends upon the dedication and determination of hundreds of AmeriCorps members to serve its students and power its programming. Each year, nearly 30 percent of AmeriCorps members return for a second year of service with College Possible. This fall, three of these returning AmeriCorps coaches will continue to serve students on Catalyze campuses. […]

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  • Coaching expert joins Catalyze team

    Despite what many incoming first-year college students believe, earning a degree requires more than declaring a major, completing the minimum credit load and maintaining a satisfactory GPA—particularly for students from low-income and first-generation backgrounds. In order to navigate campus systems, forge new relationships and succeed academically, students need to develop and demonstrate strong social-emotional skills […]

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  • Launch! 2018: Celebrating Philadelphia Students

    On June 16, College Possible Philadelphia celebrated Launch! 2018 at Temple University’s Student Center. Sponsored by M&T Bank, Launch! 2018 is College Possible’s end-of-the-year student celebration for high school juniors and seniors, recognizing their hard work and commitment to earning a college degree. Philadelphia Board Chair Joe Divis delivered opening remarks, followed by College Possible […]

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  • Catalyzing Change

    “My ultimate goal is to see people graduate,” says Amber Schultz, Ed.D. With 20 years of experience under her belt, the assistant vice president for admissions, marketing and recruitment at St. Cloud State University in central Minnesota has a singular focus: getting more students that piece of paper that can change their lives, their families’ […]

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  • Managing for the Future

    If it were up to Sylvia Rivera, College Possible Philadelphia board member, all students would learn project management. “Life is full of projects,” she says. “Some are big and some are small. Coordinating a birthday party, selecting a college to attend, and even writing a senior paper is a project. How we manage each project depends […]

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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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