Preparing Chicago students for a future of growth, opportunity and equity since 2015.

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A richer, stronger, Chicago begins with more college graduates. By pairing low-income students with recent college graduates, the College Possible model will amplify existing efforts to support low-income students.

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  • Meet Kryssy

    “When I first smelled it, I knew College Possible was for me,” said Kryssy, a first-year student at the University of Illinois-Chicago and College Possible student. “It” was the scent of pizza, which often filled the computer lab at Lake View High School where College Possible coaches work with students on college preparation, Kryssy explained. […]

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  • Staying on track with College Possible

    During a “normal” academic year, Natalia (Nat) and her College Possible coach, Kate, would be celebrating Nat’s decision to enroll at the University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign in person. However, even during a pandemic, their enthusiasm for Nat’s college decision is apparent. “I am excited to go to Urbana because they have a great engineering […]

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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 Possible Chicago’s Inaugural Results by Degrees Benefit

    In May, College Possible Chicago held its inaugural Results by Degrees benefit at Chicago’s Museum of Contemporary Art. Over 300 supporters from Chicago’s business and philanthropic communities attended. The event kicked off with a cocktail reception, during which attendees had an opportunity to mingle and network with many of College Possible’s high school seniors and […]

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