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  • From student to coach: Two program alumni become AmeriCorps members to give back

    This year, two of the 30 AmeriCorps members and coaches offered students a unique perspective – they were once students in the College Possible, too. College Coach Denzell Clements, at University of Nebraska Omaha, and High School Junior Coach Decker Schneider, at Papillion – La Vista High School, also served at schools they attended. Denzell […]

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  • Soar! 2020: Celebrating Minnesota’s College Graduates

    Let’s hear it for the Class of 2020! While this spring has been full of uncertainty, it has also been full of hope. College Possible Minnesota is delighted to celebrate more than 500 new college graduates in the class of 2020. Join us in honoring their accomplishments by exploring our new Soar! website. Through the website […]

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  • Maintaining Relationships Virtually at Austin Peay State University

    Catalyze success coaches faced the challenge of maintaining student relationships they built on- campus when the COVID-19 pandemic forced a transition to online coaching nearly halfway through their term of service. We reached out to success coaches Hampton Freeman, Gaby Rios, and Edward Greer at Austin Peay State University to learn how they’ve utilized their […]

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  • Oregon Launch! Goes Virtual

    Like everything else amid a pandemic, College Possible Oregon’s Launch! celebration looked a little different this year. Typically we spend a Saturday in late May celebrating all of our high school seniors who are graduating and moving onto their next step: college. This year, we transitioned to a completely virtual celebration in early June. It […]

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  • Watch Philadelphia’s Launch! & Learn 2020

    Presented by the Ralph L. Hose Revocable Trust On May 27, College Possible Philadelphia high school juniors, seniors and the first class of college graduates met for a virtual gathering to highlight and celebrate their successes this school year. The students heard from Google’s Chief Education Evangelist Jaime Casap who spoke about the keys to […]

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  • A message from our President

    As an organization founded and rooted in the Twin Cities, we grieve the loss of George Floyd. We hear the cries of our community and share in its pain.  We join with the Floyd family in demanding that justice be served and for an end to bigotry and injustice that has no place in a […]

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  • Ed Notes from Kellie: Building a Stronger Community

    First of all, I am thrilled to be serving as the new Executive Director of College Possible Milwaukee! By way of introduction, I thought it best to briefly share my journey and how it led to my current role with College Possible. My journey began with V.E. Carter Child Development Center (CCDC), a community-based organization […]

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  • Summer Bridge Combats Summer Melt

    Summer melt is the phenomenon where incoming college freshmen don’t enroll in classes the fall after they are accepted into college. A number of factors may play into that decision, but one of the main reasons is students lack a knowledgeable guide to help navigate the transition to college. Many don’t know what the next […]

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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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  • 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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