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  • Finding the right fit at Coe College

    Cammy’s college search began with two requirements: a strong creative writing program and a welcoming community. After touring several college campuses on her list, an overnight stay at Coe College in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, made the aspiring writer feel at home. “I love how friendly everyone is at Coe,” Cammy said. “I wanted a smaller […]

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  • Giving Back: The Gene and Ruth Posner Foundation

    “Strive every day to do what you want to do.” This was the advice Josh Gimbel gave a group of students during a recent visit to one of College Possible’s partner high schools. Gimbel is the president and CEO of the Gene and Ruth Posner Foundation and has long been supportive of College Possible. The […]

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  • Seizing Opportunities

    If a high school sophomore asked Alison whether they should join College Possible, she wouldn’t say much. She would simply tell them to do it. This fall, Alison is a freshman at Warner Pacific College studying education. Alison’s transition to college has been smooth, thanks in part to preparation she had as a College Possible […]

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  • Making the move to Philadelphia

    When Sarah Barry decided to move from her home state of North Carolina to Philadelphia to serve with College Possible, she was taking a risk. “My background is not in education,” says Sarah. “I was a psychology major in college. During my senior year at the University of North Carolina, a professor showed my class […]

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  • All in the family

    Senior year for College Possible high school students can be defined in two words: organized chaos. From applying to colleges, filling out financial aid forms and otherwise preparing for a huge life transition, these students accomplish a lot in just one year. In the midst of all this, I noticed Elizabeth’s half-raised hand. Pausing by […]

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  • Confidence in Action

    As an exercise science major at the University of Nebraska Omaha, Amy Sanchez demonstrates the motivation and persistence it takes to earn a college degree. Amy first learned about College Possible’s high school program from a friend while at Papillion-La Vista High School and recalls the challenge of time management. “It was hard in high […]

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  • A citizen of the world

    In the last two decades, the number of U.S. college students who study abroad has more than tripled, leading to a generation of young people with a heightened sense of global consciousness. Richard Esparza, a College Possible program alumnus, is a member of this generation. Born of immigrant parents; a triple major in international studies, […]

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  • Read our Annual Report: Together, We Thrive

    Last year, because of generous supporters, donors and friends, 30,000 more low-income students were on the path to a college degree. College Possible students achieved some amazing things: 98% of high school seniors earned admission to college. Our students earned $13.4 million in scholarships. We celebrated our 2000th college graduate! We are so grateful for […]

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  • Students Show Gratitude by Giving Back

    On a wet Saturday morning more than 100 College Possible students braved the cold to collect non-perishable food items as part of Make a Difference Day. The national day of service, celebrated on October 28, involved students from 13 area high schools who went door-to-door collecting non-perishable goods for Milwaukee-based Hunger Task Force. The students […]

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  • Meet Destiny

    “My College Possible coaches haven’t just helped me increase my ACT score and apply to colleges; they’ve made me feel confident in myself.”

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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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