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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.

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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 communicate...
JULY Class of 2019
Reflecting on Your Relationship and Working Together in the Post-Secondary Program We are excited for you to participate in the Post-Secondary Program. This month, using the prompts below, you should begin by sharing reflections on your mentoring...
AUGUST Class of 2018
Strengthening Your Mentoring Relationship and Planning for the Year Ahead August is a busy time but a great time to talk about future plans.   This month, using the prompts below,  reflect on your mentoring relationship and discus...
AUGUST Class of 2019
Strengthening Your Mentoring Relationship,  Program Engagement and Starting  Your Pathway  On-Time   We believe that when pairs that stay together after high school, mentees have an even stronger chance of starting colleg...
SEPTEMBER Class of 2019
Transitions, Time Management, and Starting Strong As summer comes to a close,  mentoring pairs should take time this month to discuss the transition from high school, the importance of time management, and starting strong in the fall.  ...
SEPTEMBER Class of 2018
Transitions, Time Management, and Starting Strong As summer comes to a close,  mentoring pairs should take time this month to discuss  the importance of time management, and starting strong in the fall.  Not sure which non-college...
OCTOBER Class of 2019
Growth Mindset, Program Performance Check-In, Financial Aid and Transfer Support With the fall semester in full-swing, now is the time to check-in on program participation and performance.  Pairs should take time this month to talk about fixed...
OCTOBER Class of 2018
Growth Mindset, Program Performance Check-In, Financial Aid and Transfer Support With the fall semester in full-swing, now is the time to check-in on program participation and performance.  Pairs should take time this month to talk about fixed...
NOVEMBER Class of 2019
Finding Community, Plans for Holiday Breaks,  and Performance Check-In A common barrier to persistence in alternate pathway programs is a lack of a sense of belonging or satisfaction within one's program or place of employment. Pairs shoul...
NOVEMBER Class of 2018
Finding Community, Plans for Holiday Breaks,  and Performance Check-In A common barrier to persistence in alternate pathway programs is a lack of a sense of belonging or satisfaction within one's program or place of employment. Pairs shoul...