College attended: University of Minnesota (Go Gophers!)
Major: Marketing and youth studies
What drew you to College Possible and why did you apply?
I can use both of my majors in one position; I am getting experience in external relations for a nonprofit organization that serves young people. I am using my skills and effort to better an organization that truly changes lives.
What are the highlights of your position?
I love the variety in my position. I have a say in everything from newsletter design to social media to media pitching. I do so many things that excite me every day.
What’s your favorite thing about serving with College Possible?
The people College Possible attracts is easily my favorite part. The students we serve are truly incredible. The Leadership Team members are supportive and energizing every day. My fellow AmeriCorps members and VISTAs will be lifelong friends and continually encourage me.
What would you say to someone considering serving with College Possible?
Do it! College Possible is a great choice for so many reasons. You will truly be changing lives, whether you are serving directly with students or more behind-the-scenes. You will have countless opportunities to grow personally and professionally. You have the chance to explore a phenomenal new area or discover great aspects of your current community. You will develop incredible relationships that will bring so much to your life.