Help your child reach their full potential.
Unleash the full potential of your child with the possbl.me College Dreams Start NOW program, Developed in collaboration with the foremost youth mentorship researchers at The University of Pennsylvania's Graduate School of Education (Penn GSE). Our evidence-based approach turns stress into authentic excitement about post-secondary opportunities. When you purchase our program, you not only gain access to our in-person workshop but also receive a copy of our detailed guidebook and have 24/7 access to our online course materials. This program equips parents and students with proven strategies for navigating the vast college landscape and discovering myriad opportunities. From exploring interests to gaining career insights, our comprehensive and dynamic program offers the best opportunity for success. Come join us on the transformative Possibility Development journey.
What You Receive
Attend a person workshop hosted by one of our experts
This workshop serves as a comprehensive introduction to the core of our program, providing insights into our unique approach to enhancing your child's learning experience. Connect with our passionate educators and experts dedicated to fostering a positive and engaging environment for youth development, and enjoy the added benefit of attending an in-person workshop to enrich the learning experience further.
Receive a copy of our book that provides you the background and basic understandings of the process
With your very own copy of our book, College Dreams Start NOW, we provide you with a resource to help your child explore their interests and create and achieve their post-secondary goals. You'll gain a concise understanding of the latest research from our partners at Penn GSE who are shaping the future of education and student development, along with fundamental knowledge of the increasingly complex college readiness and post-secondary opportunities.
24/7 access to our online platform that provides 30+ activities to complete with your child
Engage in more than 30 activities and dinner table conversations with your child to foster self-discovery and inspire future planning. You will have 24/7 access to this hands-on approach providing you with a meaningful way to connect with your child as they shape their future. Our program is designed to introduce the myriad possibilities that post secondary education can provide—all while developing understanding, excitement, agency, and a well-defined plan along the way.
Certificate of Completion
Upon completion of the program, your child will receive a certificate of completion. Additionally, you will have access to supplementary post-secondary resources and will also receive a subscription to the possbl.me newsletter.
What Your Child Learns
Using possbl.me students explore and prioritize their interests in post-secondary opportunities, create a plan and assess their progress towards their goals. Our online platform meets students where they are and connects them to the resources and guidance they need to guide them through key stages of their development.
How to Accomplish Goals
By using the possbl.me online platform, that works on all devices, students learn the Possibility Development framework and how to apply it to goals that matter to them most.
Financial Aid Information
From scholarships and grants to state programs and financial planning- students and their families learn how college can work for them.
How to Find Best College Fit
Students explore the universe of over 5,500 colleges while also gaining an understanding of college fit, transforming anxiety into excitement around post-secondary opportunities.
Career and Major Information
Students learn about the breadth and depth of post-secondary choices, majors, and careers. Students also have the opportunity to take virtual campus tours and explore life on campus.
What are the Benefits
Using Bloom's taxonomy for teaching, learning, and assessment, possbl.me and the College Dreams Start NOW program have created an in-person Parent workshop, a parent guidebook, and a holistic digitized program based on the evidence-based Possibility Development framework.
By starting earlier - our program allows students to understand opportunities and properly prepare for their future.
Possibility Development includes not just academics but also mental health, resilience, self-discovery, imagination, and personal growth.
Created in partnership with the world’s leading youth mentorship researchers at Penn GSE.our program delivers successful results.
Our program includes parent workshop, Parent Guide Book, and Online Course Content- making the parent a key part of the process.
Possibility Development emphasizes harnessing individual strengths, and interests. Not a one size fits all approach.
Dynamic & Flexible
The five-step process in Possibility Development ensures a dynamic and responsive approach to students' needs and changing goals.
“Possibility Development helps individuals explore their values and interests, then formulate tangible goals, and with robust support, fulfill them.”
Dr. Micheal Nakkula
Chair, Human Development and Quantitative Methods Division U Penn GSE
"I HAVE INTEREST IN
"I HAVE ABILITY TO GET INTO COLLEGE"
"I HAVE THE ABILITY TO AFFORD COLLEGE"
"I HAVE A PLAN TOWARDS COLLEGE"
*RESULTS BASED ON RESEARCH FINDINGS FROM CURRENT AND FORMER PROGRAM PARTICIPANTS
John G. I Director Innovation Penn GSE
Implementing this ground breaking research into a college readiness program has the ability to transform the lives of so many.
Linelle A. I Parent
This is AWESOME! Action is often the hardest thing for teens, and this encourages them and helps them understand how to take ACTION to achieve their goals.
Ted M. I College Counselor
I think this is great, very practical and applicable. I love the step by step approach.