Thursday, January 5, 2012 myBiz Blog
Graduating in May? Consider an AmeriCorps position with College Possible! by Nikki Bollig

College Possible will select more than 100 AmeriCorps andVISTA members to start in the fall for positions in Minnesota's Twin Cities; Milwaukee, Wisconsin; Omaha, Nebraska and potentially a new expansion city.

The Priority Application deadline is February 8, 2012 and the Regular Application Deadline is March 7, 2012. For more details on the specific positions and deadlines, please visit our website and click on "AmeriCorps."

College Possible has been recognized by the Princeton Review as one of the Best Entry-Level Jobs offered by companies or organizations nationwide. The Wisconsin BBA's own Nikki Bollig, academic advisor, served as an AmeriCorps member with College Possible in 2007-08 and would be happy to answer your questions about AmeriCorps and College Possible! Comment below or email your questions to nbollig@bus.wisc.edu

What is College Possible?

College Possible is a nonprofit organization making college admission and success possible for low-income students through an intensive curriculum of coaching and support. We provide our students with (1) academic support through SAT/ACT test preparation; (2) guidance in the college application process; (3) assistance in the financial aid application process; (4) guidance in the college transition; and (5) support toward college degree completion.

We currently serve nearly 8,700 low-income students annually in 29 high schools across the Twin Cities, Milwaukee and Omaha and on more than 150 college campuses nationwide. Since our founding in 2000, we have helped 98 percent of our students earn admission to college and nearly 80 percent of students are working on their degree or have graduated!