If your mentee is in a 2 year college pathway, your main goals are to:
Continue to build a strong relationship with your mentee. This strong relationship will be the foundation for any work you do together in the future.
Support your mentee in overcoming summer melt and sophomore melt to matriculate, start college, and return to college each semester.
Support your mentee in successfully completing their Associate’s degree, helping them to adapt to the academic, social/emotional/cultural, and financial demands of being in college.
Support your mentee in exploring transfer options, and in laying the groundwork for a smooth transition to a 4-year college. Help your mentee apply and transfer if appropriate.
Help your mentee explore career options and lay the groundwork for career success, including meaningful summer activities and networking.
For more time-specific information about mentoring in this pathway, click on the appropriate season below for mentoring to-do lists, discussion starters and resources.