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Post-Secondary Program

Everything you need to know about iMentor's Post-Secondary Program, including curricular content and resources for navigating life and mentorship after high school.

About iMentor's Post-Secondary Program

Learn more about expectations for pairs in the program and how to access resources and support.

Summer Melt

This category contains resources about the phenomenon known as "summer melt,"how to keep students on track to matriculate on-time, and other important information for incoming college students.

Monthly Mentoring Discussion Guides- College Pathway

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.

Monthly Mentoring Discussion Guides- Alternate Pathways

For pairs/students in gap/service year program, certification programs, military or employment. 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 start on-time and persist in their post-secondary pathway.

Alternate / Progressive Post-Secondary Pathway Directories

A vetted list of recommended alternate or progressive post-secondary education pathways available in Chicago, Bay Area, NYC. Also includes a national list of opportunities across the United States. Be sure to scroll down to see more detailed information for the twenty options listed below, including cost and how to apply.

Strengthening the Pair Relationship

After high school, the pair relationship will be central to the mentee's experience of PSP. This category contains resources for continuing to grow together as a team.

Academic Success in College

This category contains resources for help college students and their mentors understand the academic differences between high school and college, and how students can succeed.

Social, Emotional & Cultural Resources

This category contains resources to support mentors and mentees with social, emotional, and cultural resources for adjusting to new situations after high school.

Understanding Finances

This category has information on mentor/mentee conversations about money, along with resources about payment plans, budgeting, and financial management.

Transfer Support

This category contains resources for students who are considering transferring to another college, or to a four year university.

Jobs and Internships

This category contains resources to help mentees explore careers, get the job or internship they want, and succeed once they have the job.

Gap Year

Some mentees choose to take a gap year between high school and college. This category contains resources for helping students who are taking or considering a gap year.

Articles

iMentor Emergency Fund
Who is eligible?  iMentor students who have graduated high school and: Are currently enrolled in a 2-year or 4-year college Are accepted to, but not yet enrolled in, a 2-year or 4-year college Were previously enrolled in a 2-year or 4-year...
Post-Secondary Learning Modules
The Post-Secondary Success Program has developed a series of six online modules to be chosen, accessed, and shared by mentor/mentee pairs in their first year after high school. These modules are self-paced online learning modules which can be com...
Post-Secondary Resource Database
The Post-Secondary Resource Database includes select information to help plan for life after high school. Use this database to find and learn about: Scholarships which can be used to help pay for college, professional certification programs which ca...
Navigating Thinkific
The Post-Secondary Program utilizes a third party platform to house our online learning modules, called Thinkific . This course management system ensures a streamlined learning experience for our participants by allowing us to customize a truly e...