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  • Two Oregon Students Join 2019 Class of Dell Scholars

    While there is no shortage of student stories we could share about winning incredible scholarships and awards. This year the stories of Faiza and Blanca stand out. Not because their stories have much to do with one another, but because both earned Dell Scholarships! In total, 500 Dell Scholarships were awarded throughout the country this year—and two of them went to College Possible seniors at Reynolds High School in Oregon. About the scholarship: The Michael & Susan Dell Foundation awards…
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  • 5 Things we Learned from Dr. Sara Goldrick-Rab

    5 Things We Learned from Dr. Sara Goldrick-Rab During College Possible Philadelphia’s Champions for College Completion event on May 16, Executive Director Jen Weikert sat down with event honoree Dr. Sara Goldrick-Rab to discuss her work and her perspective on some important topics affecting higher education. Here are five things we learned from their conversation: 1. Is College Still Worth It? With rising tuition costs, growing student debt and the Varsity Blues Scandal , many people are reexamining the college…
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  • Champions for College Completion

    On May 16, College Possible Philadelphia hosted its inaugural Champions for College Completion, a cocktail reception celebrating students on their journeys to earning a four-year degree and honoring Dr. Sara Goldrick-Rab, professor of higher education policy & sociology at Temple University and founder of the Hope Center for College, Community, and Justice in Philadelphia, as well as the Wisconsin HOPE Lab. Champions for College Completion gathered an array of College Possible supporters, friends, higher education professionals and advocates in the…
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