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Photos from a Day of Service

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. said, “Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, ‘What are you doing for others?’” In honor of Dr. King, College Possible staff, AmeriCorps and AmeriCorps VISTA members had a day "on" where we served our…

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Making Campus Connections

Do you remember the first time you set foot on a college campus? Were you left breathless by the large buildings, by the number of students hurrying across the commons, by the sheer possibility those buildings and those students held?…

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Managing for the Future

If it were up to Sylvia Rivera, College Possible Philadelphia board member, all students would learn project management. “Life is full of projects,” she says. “Some are big and some are small. Coordinating a birthday party, selecting a college to attend,…

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Meet Ana

Ana Perez-Villagomez, a freshman math major at Barnard College in New York, N.Y., is paving the way for herself and other first-generation students from low-income backgrounds. From an early age, Ana was fascinated by the idea of attending college. When…

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Meet Jenee

Position: High School Program VISTA When I was asked to head out to Philadelphia to help recruit our very first class of students there, I jumped at the chance. Though I knew a lot about our plan for Philadelphia – I…

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Precious Mines

Precious Mines, M. Div., B.A. is a strong proponent for education and has committed her life to giving back to her community by building a career in education to help low-income students acquire the tools necessary to successfully navigate higher…

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M. Anthony Barrett

M. Anthony (Tony) Barrett is a Managing Director for Raymond James & Associates, Inc., a Florida-Based investment firm, where he oversees the business in the Delaware Valley (Delaware, Eastern Pennsylvania, Central and South New Jersey). For 24 years, Tony has…

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