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  • College Possible ranked as top nonprofit to work for in Oregon

    We are overjoyed to announce that College Possible Portland was listed on Oregon Business Magazine’s 100 Best Nonprofits to work for in Oregon 2014. For the small organizations category, College Possible was ranked 16th! College Possible jumped the charts as it was unranked last year. Rising to 16th from unlisted is an honor that comes with […]

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  • College Possible Milwaukee Celebrates AmeriCorps 20th Anniversary

    On September 12, the College Possible Milwaukee team traveled to Oshkosh to celebrate AmeriCorps’ 20th anniversary.  After a warm welcome, all 29 AmeriCorps members in attendance recited the AmeriCorps pledge during a nationwide swearing-in live feed from the White House. Guests then listened to some of the featured AmeriCorps guest speakers.  College Possible Milwaukee representatives, […]

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  • Celebrating 20 Years of AmeriCorps

    At the White House and events across the country tomorrow, College Possible team members will celebrate the 20th anniversary of AmeriCorps by participating in a nationwide swearing in ceremony. Nearly 900 AmeriCorps and VISTA members have served with College Possible since the organization was founded, helping 98% of College Possible students earn admission to college and graduate at 10 times the rate of their low-income peers.

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  • Movie Night!

    Grab your popcorn, stroll down the red carpet and join us for a free screening of First Generation, a film that tells the story of four high school students who set out to break the cycle of poverty by pursuing a college degree. These screenings are open to the public on October 1 at The […]

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  • Meeting Her Match

    The Chronicle of Higher Education recently featured the story of how Robin found her match through College Possible. Now a junior at Johns Hopkins University, watch how Robin became poised to earn a diploma.

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  • College Possible Milwaukee Set to Expand over the Next Three Years

    In the 2014-2015 school year, College Possible Milwaukee will launch “Scale Up 2 College,” an expansion plan that will allow the organization to increase its impact on the city of Milwaukee. Supported by a lead funder, the Burke Foundation, the Scale Up 2 College expansion will enable College Possible to serve 720 more Milwaukee students when it reaches fruition.

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  • Making Summer Count

    College Possible Portland students are working through their summer vacations toward their goal of earning a college degree. These students realize that being admitted to college is hard work, and that work doesn’t stop during the summer. Read how our students, with the help of their coaches, found ways to make their summers count.

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  • Recap: Possibilities Challenge

    In case you missed it, last Saturday, June 28th was the first ever Possibilities Challenge put on by College Possible Omaha. Teams of two competed across the University of Nebraska at Omaha’s Dodge Campus trying to earn the most amount of points from twelve different challenges – some brainteaser, some physical, and some scavenger hunt.  […]

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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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