Mentors are screened and matched with mentees to provide social, emotional, cultural support and enrichment. Mentors are required to have the time and flexibility to communicate with mentees on the minimum basis of once per week via phone/text and a minimum once a month face-to-face. Prospective mentors are required to complete a background screening, interview, orientation and training.
CME mentees explore high education institutions and tours between six to ten per year to see the difference between campus life and home.
Individual Post-Secondary Education Plans to help CME mentees develop educational goals necessary for planning and achieving their college degrees or certifications.
- Includes college planning, FASFA, financial aid, career exploration and interview/resume, academic planning and college tours.
COLLEGE MENTORING EXPERIENCE
Our program partner Sylvan Learning Center offers academic tutoring and homework assistance; helping students improve their studying, testing skills and ACT/SAT Prep.
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