College Possible Omaha was proud to serve more than 700 high school students in the Omaha area at 10 partner high schools in six different districts for the 2017-2018 academic year. Over 1,500 college students from the Omaha site are enrolled at 71 colleges and universities regionally and across the country, and 70 percent of our students will be the first in their family to attend college.
College Possible Omaha was founded during the 2011-12 school year. Thirty-two AmeriCorps members currently serve through the site.
College Possible Omaha
900 S. 74th Plaza Suite 200
Omaha, NE 68114
Of the 19.9 million students attending American colleges and universities this fall, it is estimated that half of these students are the first in their families to attend college. These first-generation learners face a myriad of non-academic challenges in obtaining their degrees, leading to a graduation rate of less than 11%. What does this mean […]
Over 300 College Possible students, staff and AmeriCorps coaches joined together to volunteer at Open Door Mission for our annual Fall Service Day on Saturday, October 20. The group participated in various projects including sorting canned goods for the food pantry warehouse, toy sorting and making holiday bags, donation sorting at the Timberlake Outreach Center […]
During the week of October 22 – October 26, College Possible students at Omaha Benson High Magnet School, Omaha North High Magnet School, Omaha Northwest High Magnet School, Omaha South High Magnet School and Westside High School had the opportunity to interact with panelists as they shared both their personal and professional stories. Each panel, […]
College Possible staff, students and AmeriCorps coaches woke up bright and early the morning of Saturday, October 6 for the practice ACT. Overall, 322 students in 10 of our partner high schools took the baseline test which comes after a month of hard work by both students and coaches. Students will take three more practice […]
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“Since I am going to be the first in my family to attend college, having that guidance and mentor to provide me with resources is helpful.”
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“Because of College Possible my life has been easier and my goals achievable. It has made me feel like college is possible.”