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College Possible freshmen face challenges and persevere

College Possible student, Pa Nou Xiong, a freshman at Marquette University. (Photo by Andrea Waxman of the Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service)

College Possible student, Pa , a freshman at Marquette University. (Photo by Andrea Waxman of the Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service)

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.

College Possible college coaches support their students until they earn their college degrees. Students will continue to receive guidance and help from College Possible until their graduation from college. Read the full story here.

  • Meet Jessica

    “Making it through college, a step that people think is impossible for students with backgrounds like mine, is the most amazing thing.”

    Read their story
  • Meet Huy

    “If I could describe my experience as a college student in one word—it would be ‘amazing!'”

    Read their story
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