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  • 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 […]

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  • College Students Share Insights about College, Class and Life on Campus

    College Possible programming aims to best prepare students for college admission and success. An important part of that equation is creating a social support system. To support their younger peers, more than 35 college students in College Possible led panels at partner high schools throughout the Omaha metro area. Students from universities, such as University […]

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  • 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 […]

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  • Eating for a Cause in MN: Saturday, Feb. 15, 2020

    Join College Possible and Granite City Pub and Brewery in Roseville for a day of gastronomic philanthropy. On Saturday, Feb. 15, Granite City in Roseville, located in the Rosedale Mall, is partnering with College Possible Minnesota to help support students as they strive to and through college. Every diner who mentions College Possible will have 20% […]

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  • Meet a College Possible Student – Angeles Garcia-Cardenas

    Name: Angeles Garcia-Cardenas Hometown: Milwaukee, WI Year: Senior High School: St. Joan Antida High School Angeles Garcia-Cardenas has a bright future ahead of her. A high school senior at St. Joan Antida, Angeles has taken on a rigorous workload as an International Baccalaureate candidate; a worldwide educational program that offers college-level courses and the opportunity to earn […]

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  • MLK Day: A ‘Day On’

    “When presented with injustice and inequity, my mind scales so quickly to validating pain and hurt and also how to innovate and redesign. Service requires you to both be hopeful and critical in equal measure.” – College Possible Milwaukee AmeriCorps coach. The Martin Luther King Jr. holiday on January 20, 2020, was the 25th anniversary […]

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  • A Year of Growth: 2019 Annual Report

    Thanks to the support and generosity of our donors, more than 22,000 students from low-income backgrounds were on the path to a college degree in 2019. As an organization, College Possible also positioned itself for growth with a number of notable changes and additions during the past year. We completed our first-ever merger, hired our […]

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  • Photos from MLK Day of Service 2020

    “The Martin Luther King Jr. holiday on Jan. 20, 2020, marked the 25th anniversary of the day of service that celebrates the Civil Rights leader’s life and legacy. Observed each year on the third Monday in January as “a day on, not a day off,” MLK Day is the only federal holiday designated as a […]

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  • Engaging in Student Mental Health Support at Morgan State University

    Student mental health and support are critical components of the College Possible coaching curriculum. Coaches receive training to ensure they are knowledgeable about counseling and health services on campus, and know when students should be referred to the counseling center. In August 2019, Morgan State University and College Possible partnered to support students from low-income […]

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  • Meet Jessica

    “Making it through college, a step that people think is impossible for students with backgrounds like mine, is the most amazing thing.”

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  • Meet Huy

    “If I could describe my experience as a college student in one word—it would be ‘amazing!'”

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