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 2016-17 academic year. Almost 900 college students from the Omaha site are enrolled at 53 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 and AmeriCorps VISTA members currently serve through the site.
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Since age eight, Niyo has known he wanted to attend college. Because of his first visit to a dentist. “My family came to America from a refugee camp in Tanzania in 2007. I had never been to a dentist before coming here, and I was struck by the wonderful work that dentist was doing,” said […]
Omaha’s sixth annual 24-hour charitable challenge is set to begin at midnight May 23. A minimum $10 donation is required, and hourly drawings and prizes make your donations go further. Again this year, the College Possible Omaha Board of Directors has agreed to match donations dollar for dollar up to a total of $16,292. Your […]
College Possible is dedicated to helping dedicated, low-income students get to and through college. These students are led by talented and idealistic AmeriCorps members who serve as near-peer coaches, guiding high school juniors and seniors through up to 320 hours of college preparation. Recruitment is underway for recent college graduates to serve a 10-month AmeriCorps […]
“As long as you keep studying, going to school – no matter how hard it is, life will get easier.”
Born in Burma, Paw Shee encountered violence, conflict, and struggle. At the age of three, Burmese soldiers attacked her village in the middle of the night. Her family fled and found quarters in a refugee camp, where they lived for 10 years. Paw Shee desperately wanted a better life for her and her family but […]
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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.”