College Possible Omaha was proud to serve more than 700 high school students in the Omaha area at 10 partner high schools in six different districts for the 2017-2018 academic year. Over 1,500 college students from the Omaha site are enrolled at 71 colleges and universities regionally and across the country, and 70 percent of our students will be the first in their family to attend college.
College Possible Omaha was founded during the 2011-12 school year. Thirty-two AmeriCorps members currently serve through the site.
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Omaha, NE 68114
At just 18 years old, Gizela has done it all. While being the only girl wrestler on the Benson Bunnies wrestling team, a volleyball player, track and field athlete, dance team member, St. Benedict’s youth group leader and student council president, she still makes time to attend College Possible’s late session after sports practice at […]
Of the 19.9 million students attending American colleges and universities this fall, it is estimated that half of these students are the first in their families to attend college. These first-generation learners face a myriad of non-academic challenges in obtaining their degrees, leading to a graduation rate of less than 11%. What does this mean […]
Over 300 College Possible students, staff and AmeriCorps coaches joined together to volunteer at Open Door Mission for our annual Fall Service Day on Saturday, October 20. The group participated in various projects including sorting canned goods for the food pantry warehouse, toy sorting and making holiday bags, donation sorting at the Timberlake Outreach Center […]
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“Since I am going to be the first in my family to attend college, having that guidance and mentor to provide me with resources is helpful.”
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“Because of College Possible my life has been easier and my goals achievable. It has made me feel like college is possible.”