Elevations Scholars

Welcome Elevation Scholars – Class 9

Congratulations to the newest class of Elevation Scholars! Our volunteer selection committee interviewed nearly 50 high-achieving, high-need students to choose the 18 who will make up this year’s cohort.  Starting their junior year, Class 9 Elevation Scholars receive five years of support, including college admissions coaching, exposure to internships and career pathways, and four years

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National College Decision Day

This month kicked off with one of our favorite times of the year – National College Decision Day! The first day of May is traditionally when students make their final decisions about the college they will be attending. This moment represents one of the most important choices for our Scholars, and is also a celebration

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Elevations Scholars

Helping Students Discover New Career Pathways

At Elevation Scholars, we not only help prepare students for college, but also help them get a head start on career planning with our Horizon Events. During these experiences, prestigious local businesses donate their time to host Scholars for the day, sharing their insights and answering students’ questions about their industries. Some events are more

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Educating the Whole Student

We are so thankful to Dr. Hatch, former president of Wake Forest University, for taking the time to chat with us last week about the institution’s long-time partnership with Elevation Scholars, and their commitment to providing opportunities for students from diverse backgrounds. In the words of Dr. Hatch, what makes the university stand out amongst

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Volunteer Appreciation

Meet Jodi: Volunteer Appreciation

Our volunteers work tirelessly to help our program and our Scholars thrive! We talked recently with Jodi Thorp, who has been volunteering with us for five years, about her experience as part of the Elevation Scholars team. She performs a variety of tasks, but mainly serves as one of the interviewers in the Elevation Scholar

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Elevations Scholars

Tis the Season for College Acceptances!

Our high school seniors have been hard at work over the past couple years targeting their dream schools, writing thousands of words combined in college essays, visiting campuses and preparing for their next chapter after graduation. From Ivy League to state universities and HBCUs, the acceptances have rolled in! In fact, we have a number

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