College Possible

Service Area
Serves college students throughout the state of Minnesota


Contact Information:
Geoff Wilson, Manager of Administration and Engagement

Meet a College Possible Member!

College Possible is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit making college admission and success possible for low-income students through an intensive curriculum of coaching and support. Launched in 2000, College Possible Twin Cities serves 8,600 low-income high school and college age students through its college access and completion programs. Nationwide, College Possible’s innovative and award-winning model serves nearly 20,000 Minnesota, Chicago, Philadelphia, Portland, Nebraska, and Wisconsin students in 2015-2016 with plans to reach 20,000 students annually in 10 locations across the country by 2020.

Essential qualifications to serve with College Possible:

College degree required. Strong interest in education, youth work, social services, or related fields. Comfort working with individuals from a variety of backgrounds. Demonstrated commitment to public service and social justice. Excellent leadership and communication skills, outstanding organization and time management. Able to multi-task and handle potentially stressful situations with maturity. Capable of working independently and with others. Energy and creativity in working with young people. 

Top reasons that members like serving in College Possible:

  • Opportunity to change lives in just one year of service
  • Take on immediate responsibility for College Possible’s outcomes
  • Fast track their career and gain valuable professional experience preparing them for future jobs and prestigious graduate school programs
  • Be part of a diverse, talented, and idealistic team
  • Have fun