Omaha’s College Possible program awarded large grant

OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — United Way of the Midlands recently donated $25,200 to College Possible, a program in Omaha making college admission and success more attainable for students from low-income backgrounds.

College Possible has supported the work of students at 10 high schools across Omaha’s metro since 2011. Coaches with the program help high school students with ACT exam prep, scholarship and college applications, financial aid prep, campus visits and college fairs.

Students and families are helped through College Possible to make informed decisions about college and finances. Coaching from College Possible continues through college graduation with more programming based on college transition, study skills, financial education, network building and information about entering the workforce.

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