Paying for college with Skittles

Paying for college with Skittles

What do Skittles have to do with paying for college? Misperceptions about the costs of college – and how to pay for it – are very common amongst low-income, minority, and first-generation college students.  These students and their families tend to overestimate the...
Blueprints hits the road for college tours

Blueprints hits the road for college tours

January 7th, 2016 Wenonah ninth grade students are guided on a tour of the University of Montevallo’s campus. The end of each semester brings a flurry of college campus field trips for Blueprints College Access Initiative students, who spend six to eight weeks working...
Partner Spotlight: Connie Coleman

Partner Spotlight: Connie Coleman

January 7th, 2016 Connie Coleman (center) stands with her University of Alabama Honors College student mentors at Hillcrest High School. As both a high school counselor at Tuscaloosa’s Hillcrest High School and an instructor in The University of Alabama Honors...
The $15,216 Thank You Note

The $15,216 Thank You Note

December 26th, 2015 Dear Friends: Your gifts brightened our year. People like you invested $15,216 in Alabama Possible. We are 76 percent of the way to our goal of $20,000. Thank you! Some of the impacts of your investment include: • Teaming more than 1,134 high...