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  • “I am Hmong, just like them.”

    College Possible senior speaks in support of diverse teachers. Sherry Xiong, a Washington Technology Magnet High School senior, didn’t think testifying at the Minnesota State Capitol about the importance of hiring and retaining diverse teachers was a big deal, but we do. At a hearing in March on House File 824, a proposal that would […]

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  • College Possible Philadelphia Launch! 2019

    On June 15, College Possible Philadelphia hosted Launch! 2019, an annual end-of-year student celebration for high school juniors and seniors at the Howard Gittis Student Center on Temple University’s campus. Launch! 2019 kicked off with a program featuring remarks from College Possible high school coaches, swag give-a-ways donated from colleges and universities across the country, […]

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  • The Caerus Scholarship

    College Possible Chicago is thrilled to be the recipient of the Caerus Foundation’s Promise Scholarship grant. This grant will allow us to provide seven students, per year, with scholarships that will close their financial gaps. Our goal is to allow these scholars to attend more selective institutions to which they have already been accepted, helping […]

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  • College Possible Chicago’s Inaugural Results by Degrees Benefit

    In May, College Possible Chicago held its inaugural Results by Degrees benefit at Chicago’s Museum of Contemporary Art. Over 300 supporters from Chicago’s business and philanthropic communities attended. The event kicked off with a cocktail reception, during which attendees had an opportunity to mingle and network with many of College Possible’s high school seniors and […]

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  • A Doctor in the Making

    Sumayya, a College Possible senior from Mather High School, was born in Warangal, India, and lived there until she was 10. She always had a passion for learning, and received high marks in school. There, she developed a love for science, which grew into a dream of one day becoming a doctor. “I remember my […]

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  • Meet an AmeriCorps Member – Josh Joiner

    Name: Josh Joiner Position: College Coach Hometown: Milwaukee, WI College attended: UW-Oshkosh Major: Philosophy How did you find College Possible? I worked in the private sector but I was looking for something with more meaning. I was looking for jobs that would serve communities that I grew up in and I knew needed more support […]

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  • College Colors Day

    Our mission is to help Milwaukee students from low-income backgrounds earn college degrees through an intensive curriculum of coaching and support. Show off your college pride and support College Possible students by participating in College Colors Day! Participation is easy: Wear your college colors or gear from your favorite college team on Friday, August 30 […]

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  • Oregon Celebrates First Class of College Graduates

    Six years ago, College Possible began programming in four east Multnomah County schools with 140 high school juniors. Fast forward and we have collectively made it to today to celebrate our first class of college graduates! In honor of this momentous occasion, we threw a Grad Party to celebrate on June 19! Graduates, along with […]

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  • Working Together with Habitat for Humanity

    College Possible Omaha continued its community partnership with Habitat for Humanity of Omaha in June for the third year in a row. Nearly 30 College Possible staff and AmeriCorps members volunteered in an annual day of service June 13 on Evans Street in North Omaha. This year’s home projects included siding and roofing. It was […]

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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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