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Most college systems weren't built for today's students, so they can be tough to navigate. And, if you’re the first in your family to attend college, it can be even harder without the guidance of someone who’s been there.

We provide students just like you with a minimum of 6 years of free, personalized support to help you get into your best-fit colleges, fund your education, and thrive through degree completion. Support starts your junior year in high school and follows you through degree completion, wherever you go to college!


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College Possible is one of the largest and most respected 

organizations of its kind in the country


students served nationwide since 2000



more likely to earn a college degree in 6 years than their peers from similar backgrounds

What sets us apart

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Free to students 

Thanks to the generous support of our funders and partners, our coaching is always free to eligible students and their families.

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6+ years of support

Our students receive one of the longest coaching support cycles available, starting your junior year in high school and continuing until you graduate college.

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Coaches you can count on

Our coaches all bring relatable, recent college experience that helps them build trusted relationships and deliver relevant support just when you need it.

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Continuous support

If you take a break from college for any reason, you’ll continue to receive coaching support to help you get back on track toward your college degree goals.


Meet our coaches

Relatable, committed and service-driven

Our coaches offer the relatability of their recent college experience and a proven curriculum of support to help you succeed. Each has committed to serve a term of service as an AmeriCorps member. They bring a passion for educational equity that transfers into personalized support whenever you need it along your college journey.

Browse the coach spotlights below:

What students receive

Your success is our only goal

Through personalized, in-person and tech-connected support, your college coach will help you get into your best-fit school, and break through every milestone to fund your education and complete your degree. Support begins your junior year in high school and follows you until you graduate college at whatever school you choose to attend.

*Specific support may vary moderately by community.


Explore and prepare


  • SAT or ACT test prep

  • Introduction to the college process

  • College fit exploration

  • Paying for college

  • College visits

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Select, apply and finance


  • ​Financial aid and scholarship applications 

  • College application and essay prep

  • College visits and selection 

  • Housing and transportation


Transition to college


  • Enrollment checklist

  • Class registration

  • Acclimate to campus

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Persist through graduation


  • Navigate complex college systems

  • Access campus and community resources

  • Form supportive peer and campus relationships

  • Adjust to the rigors of the first year

  • Stay on track academically 

  • Renew financial aid and scholarships

  • Budget and manage time


Transition to career


  • ​Explore internships and jobs

  • Resume and interview prep

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Where is coaching offered?

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We offer free college coaching at 139 partner high schools nationwide, delivered through in-person and tech-connected support.


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