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College Pathway in Monthly Mentoring Discussion Guides

For pairs/students on college pathway. Look here for your monthly discussion guides. Used during monthly meetings, these guides help drive discussions to strengthen the mentoring relationship and ensure students stay on track to persist and complete college.

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September Class of 2020
September Key takeaways: Planning for the first day of college involves details like how to get there, what to bring and how to enroll in classes. With the on...
September Class of 2019
September Key takeaways: Students returning for their second year of college may be faced with an entirely different experience from last year. With the ongoi...
August Class of 2020
August Key takeaways: College is expensive.  There are many hidden costs to college attendance and these can surprise and overwhelm mentees. Especially if they are new to managing their own finances.  There...
August Class of 2019
August Key takeaways: College is expensive.  There are many hidden costs to college attendance and these can surprise and overwhelm mentees. Especially if they are new to managing their own finances.  There...
July Class of 2020
July Key takeaways: The transition from high school to college can be an exciting yet stressful time. However, with the added stresses of COVID, this transition is...
July Class of 2019
July Class of 2019 July Key takeaways: After student's abrupt end to their freshman year of college due to COVID, they may be uncertain of what to expec...
JULY Class of 2018
Reflecting on Your Relationship  This month, using the prompts below, you should begin by sharing reflections on your mentoring relationship with each other.  Next, use this opportunity to revisit your plans for how you will communi...
October Class of 2019
October Key takeaways: Many first-generation college students stop out or drop out because they do not have adequate financial aid. Completing the FAFSA application is key to getting federal financial aid as well as aid...
October Class of 2020
October Key takeaways: Many first-generation college students stop out or drop out because they do not have adequate financial aid. Completing the FAFSA application is key to getting federal financial aid as well as aid...
November Class of 2020
November Key takeaways: The outcome of the presidential election has the potential to impact policies and programs around: federal financial aid and grant programs, i...
November Class of 2019
November Key takeaways: The outcome of the presidential election has the potential to impact policies and programs around: federal financial aid and grant programs, i...