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College Possible Philadelphia

Since 2014

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A richer, stronger, Philadelphia begins with more college graduates. By pairing low-income students with recent college graduates, our powerful model will amplify existing efforts to support low-income students.

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College Possible Philadelphia
2000 Hamilton Street, Suite 303
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19130

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  • A Future in Silicon Valley

    While many people are spending time searching Google for their next job, Penn Wood High School Senior Nieme Brooker plans to make Google his next job. “Growing up, I loved playing video games. Around eighth grade I started to get really interested in how video games were created. How can you tell a computer to […]

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  • It’s a Matter of Degrees: Cocktails and Conversation

    On Monday, January 29, College Possible Philadelphia hosted It’s a Matter of Degrees, a cocktail reception at the Historical Society of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia for its donors, board members, school and university partners and friends. The event highlighted College Possible Philadelphia’s work in helping to close the degree divide and assist in workforce development. It […]

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  • College Possible Philadelphia Temple Food Pantry Donation

    During its first event of the New Year, It’s a Matter of Degrees: Cocktails and Conversation, College Possible Philadelphia utilized its platform to shed light on the growing concern of food scarcity on college campuses across America. Guests were invited to bring nonperishable goods to be donated to Temple University’s first on-campus food pantry. An estimated […]

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  • College Possible Philadelphia iHeartRadio Interview

    College Possible Philadelphia Executive Director Jen Weikert recently spoke with iHeartRadio’s Loraine Morrill about College Possible’s work in the Greater Philadelphia area. Jen touched upon her own experience as a first-generation college student and how it resonates with the work she is doing today. She was joined by Cabrini University Freshman Chama Imani who talked […]

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  • “I have the work ethic to do whatever I want”

    “I want to be a heart surgeon and open my own dance studio by age 20,” Upper Darby High School Senior Missy says with a vibrant determination. From a very early age, Missy has had two constants in her life: dance and hospitals. “I picked up dancing very young. My parents let me start going […]

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  • College Possible talks to NBC10’s Erin Coleman

    College Possible Philadelphia Executive Director Jen Weikert spoke with NBC10 News anchor Erin Coleman about the work that the organization is doing in the Philadelphia area to coach and support students. She also addressed the importance of a college degree to be more competitive in today’s workforce. Cabrini University Freshman Chama Imani spoke about her […]

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  • Making the Move to Philadelphia

    When Sarah Barry decided to move from her home state of North Carolina to Philadelphia to serve with College Possible, she was taking a risk. “My background is not in education,” says Sarah. “I was a psychology major in college. During my senior year at the University of North Carolina, a professor showed my class […]

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