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  • Minnesotans Show the Lasting Impact of Service

    Every year in Minnesota, more than 2,000 individuals dedicate an entire year of service to AmeriCorps, which has operated in this country since 1994. Minnesota’s AmeriCorps members leverage $27 million in private donations and recruit 70,500 volunteers through more than 2.3 million hours of service. Read how College Possible celebrates AmeriCorps week!

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  • College Possible Delivers: ‘Gold Standard’ Harvard Evaluation Findings Released

    Findings from a rigorous Harvard evaluation show that College Possible’s approach to unlocking the academic potential of low-income students is effective, as students served are significantly more likely to enroll in a four year college. “The program is not only doing a good job—it’s doing a great job,” said Harvard professor Chris Avery, who conducted […]

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  • AmeriCorps members make College Possible: Apply now!

    Every year, College Possible’s depends on the passion and hard work of a new group of recent college graduates, who give low-income students an opportunity to have a college experience as rewarding as their own. Are you or someone you know ready to serve with College Possible? A growing nonprofit dedicated to college admission and success, College […]

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  • College Possible freshmen face challenges and persevere

    The Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service has been following four College Possible Milwaukee students through their first year in college. Near the end of their first college semester, these students reflected on their experiences so far. They have faced challenges in balancing academics, family demands and social life, yet remain enthusiastic about taking new classes and getting involved on campus.

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  • College Possible Milwaukee makes positive impact on students and community

    The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel recently highlighted the positive impact College Possible Milwaukee is having on its student and its community. A study conducted by Harvard University researcher Chris Avery shows that College Possible’s approach to unlocking the potential of low-income students is effective and that students served are significantly more likely to enroll in a four-year college.

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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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