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  • The Caerus Scholarship

    College Possible Chicago is thrilled to be the recipient of the Caerus Foundation’s Promise Scholar Program grant. Through this grant, seven College Possible Promise Scholars are provided with scholarships that are critical in closing their financial gaps. Additionally, this grant enables Promise Scholars to attend more selective institutions than originally planned, that provide academic rigor […]

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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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  • Local Donors Show Support During Omaha Gives!

    College Possible Omaha had 121 reasons to be thankful this spring. The organization raised $37,800 from 121 individual donors on May 22 during the annual Omaha Gives! community philanthropy day.  “We are extremely grateful for the support of our family, friends and the Omaha community as we continue to provide area students with the opportunity […]

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  • Life After College

    Entrepreneur. Lawyer. Graphic Designer. Engineer. Nurse. These are some of the careers that College Possible high school students dream about when they think ahead to college. In order to help students build connections and gain perspective on their future careers, College Possible has been hosting career panels in partnership with the local business community. This […]

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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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