Together, We Thrive

Support our passion to remove barriers to a college degree.

Learn more

We envision a day when the future of America's children is determined solely by their talent, motivation and effort.

  • Empowering Thriving and Engaged Graduates

    For 20 years, College Possible has been at the forefront of college access and success, helping students from low-income backgrounds break the cycle of poverty and close the degree divide. Multiple evaluations, including a Harvard randomized control trial, have demonstrated that College Possible students are more likely to go to college and earn a degree that their peers from low-income backgrounds. “The evidence suggests the best pathway to increased economic and social mobility is a good education,” said College Possible…
    Read more
  • Low-Income Students Need Equitable Experiences, Not Just Free Tuition

    "More low-income students than ever before are now attending college — and that’s a good thing. Their experiences, however, are still far from equitable. Too few receive the support they need to build the social capital necessary to succeed alongside wealthier peers, who stand on the shoulders of college-educated parents and family members." Jim McCorkell, College Possible’s CEO and founder, shared his thoughts on the gaps that exist for students from low-income backgrounds and what colleges can do to create…
    Read more
  • Service Story: Helping Students Beyond College Admission

    By the time Angie graduated high school, she was at the top of her class and breaking barriers being the first in her family to go to college. Overall, Angie is an extraordinary College Possible student, but this story isn’t about her. This story is about her younger sister, Kathy. When Kathy first started in my College Possible cohort, she craved attention, both negative and positive, and had trouble working collaboratively. When the time came to write personal narratives or…
    Read more
Join our email list Join
Interested in joining College Possible? Apply Here