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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This program is funded in part by the Corporation for National & Community Service and ServeIllinois.

  • 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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  • A Doctor in the Making

    Sumayya, a College Possible senior from Mather High School, was born in Warangal, India, and lived there until she was 10. She always had a passion for learning, and received high marks in school. There, she developed a love for science, which grew into a dream of one day becoming a doctor. “I remember my […]

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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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