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  • Now Is Not the Time To Put College Plans on Hold

    “It’s critical to think beyond this difficult semester or year. Attending college now is about maintaining the energy required for graduating later. Momentum and continuity are key in ensuring students earn a degree.” College Possible President Craig Robinson wrote an op-ed for The Hechinger Report on the importance of students staying enrolled in college and […]

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  • College Possible and Stan State Present at NASPA Conference

    In November the NASPA Western Regional Conference was held, but this year it was done completely virtual. Joe Diggins, Catalyze partnership manager at College Possible, was able to present alongside faculty at partnering college California State University Stanislaus. The presentation touched upon who Stan State is, the students they serve, and a story direct from […]

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  • Meet Our Board: Jianqiang Hao of First National Bank of Omaha

    Some supporters rise above. They care about the community, its youth and access to higher education to their core and support the mission each year. Members of our Board of Directors are those people. This is the second feature in a monthly series. The first introduced College Possible Omaha Board Chair Lisa Lackovic Jianqiang Hao, […]

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  • Give to the Max and Double Your Impact!

    Thursday, November 19, is Minnesota’s single largest day of philanthropic giving – Give to the Max Day! Now through November 19, gifts made to College Possible Minnesota will be doubled! Donations made through this link or our GiveMN page will be matched, dollar for dollar, by a $20,000 matching gift provided by a group of […]

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  • Welcome New Advisory Board Members

    “We’re thrilled to welcome a dynamic group of leaders to our advisory board during this crucial time to help amplify our mission and make it possible for our students to navigate the complex college process,” said Guadalupe Torres, executive director, College Possible Washington. “Our work is needed now more than ever as families of color […]

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  • Omaha Staff Spotlight: Susie Owens

    Each month, meet one of our Leadership Team members and learn why they care about College Possible. This is the third feature in our Staff Spotlight series. Prior spotlights include: program director, Katie Cunningham and program coordinator, Brian McNeill. Susie Owens, Recruitment & Operations Specialist Hometown: Omaha Alma mater:  University of Nebraska – Lincoln – […]

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  • Willamette University Bridges Gap for College Possible Students

    Willamette University has recently increased their commitment to students’ college access and success through the expansion of their College Possible partnership. “I am incredibly excited for College Possible and Willamette University to be entering into this new level of partnership,” said College Possible Oregon program director and Willamette University alumna Margarita Gutierrez Lemus. “I am […]

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  • Great Story: “The Seasons” by Rachael Conway

    Over the course of their term of service, College Possible’s AmeriCorps members write two Great Stories. Rachel Conway, senior coach at David Douglas High School 2019-20, shares her journey as an AmeriCorps member and the memories she had supporting students. Fall … is a mix of old and new, familiar and unfamiliar. It is my […]

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  • Philadelphia City Council Passes Resolution Recognizing College Possible Graduates

    The City Council of Philadelphia passed resolution no. 200608 recognizing College Possible Philadelphia and its first class of college graduates. The resolution highlighted the council’s “gratitude and appreciation for helping young students from low-income families achieve success in college.” Executive Director Dia Williams Adams recorded this message thanking Councilmember Derek Green and the rest of […]

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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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