The Who, What, Where, and Why of Scholarships

As Nelson Mandela once stated, “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world”. However, the ever-increasing costs of higher education might make the dream seem out of reach for many. There is some good news – there are many...

Elevate Your Resume – Don’t Forget to Include Your Volunteer Work!

Elevate Your Resume – Don’t Forget to Include Your Volunteer Work! In today’s competitive job market, a well-crafted resume can be the key to unlocking incredible opportunities. For the experienced professional, integrating volunteer work into your resume can...

Three Tips to Secure Your Summer Internship Now

While most college students are just settling into the new term and next summer’s break seems ages away, now might be the time to secure that important internship. Students are often surprised to learn that internship applications open during the early winter...

How to Make the Most out of College Life – for Commuters Too!

There are many reasons why going to college is important beyond the degree a student will earn. The college experience is also a time for students to develop their interests, increase job opportunities for the future, set themselves up for higher potential earnings,...

Narelys: Success is possible no matter where you are.

Reposted with permission from the author, who noted that their words are as true today as they were back in 2016 – when our organization was called Capital Region Sponsor A Scholar which has since been changed to 518 ElevatED.  The mission of 518 ElevatED is to...

Level UP on Your Financial Game

April is Financial Literacy Month—but this is a skill that we should constantly be building every month of the year. We thank our partners at Bank of America and their Better Money Habits program for sharing these great tips with us. While it might sound daunting,...