College Possible Minnesota is coaching low-income students to and through college. Dedicated AmeriCorps members serve as guides, coaching students on their path to college graduation. We are proud to be serving more than 2,500 high school students attending 56 high schools across the state, and 5,500 college students on 249 campuses across the country.
College Possible was founded in Minnesota in 2000 to ensure that every child’s future is determined solely by their talent, motivation and effort. Since our founding, 99% of College Possible students have earned admission to college, and they are four times more likely to graduate from college than their low-income peers. Visit our Results page to learn more about College Possible Minnesota.
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As one of nine children of Hmong refugee parents, Goachy Yang had not given college much thought. “In the Hmong community, it’s either college or marriage if you’re a girl,” she said. “Applying to colleges just seemed like a hassle, and I thought I would try to just work after I finished high school.” Gaochy […]
Mackemeh has no shortage of plans for her future, and has the determination, dedication and passion to match. Currently a sophomore at St. Catherine’s University studying nursing, she has a lot on her plate during the next semester. Nursing classes will begin, and that means clinicals, community simulations, and working and observing in healthcare settings. […]
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“Knowing that I always enjoyed school really pushed me through. I also want to do what I can to be a role model for my kids.”
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“Making it through college, a step that people think is impossible for students with backgrounds like mine, is the most amazing thing.”