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Transition and Matriculation

These articles will walk you through supporting your mentee with transitioning from high school and picking a postsecondary pathway.

Articles

After Submitting College Applications
This article is meant to provide you an overview of what you and your mentee should keep an eye out for after they submitted their college applications. If you have any specific questions, reach out directly to your Program Manager. Follow the che...
Supporting with Post-Secondary Decision Making
Making a decision about which post-secondary pathway to choose is exciting for students,  but can also bring up mixed emotions. Your mentee may be considering colleges or pro-pathways such as certificate programs and gap years or both. Regardle...
What is Summer Melt?
Summer melt overview Did you know that between 10 and 40% of students who plan to go to college still don't make it to campus in the fall — even if they've been  accepted and paid their deposits?   This phenomenon is called ...
Exploring Alternative Pathways with Your Mentee
Alternate pathways exploration can happen with your mentee at any stage of the iMentor program. All of our students are required to apply to at least one college, but we encourage you to talk to your mentee about alternate pathways if they don't...
For-Profit Colleges
For-profit colleges can provide features that are intriguing to prospective students, such as their high acceptance rates and the flexible schooling options. These are higher-education institutions that pay taxes and operate as businesses.  Th...