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Peer Mentoring

Why Mentoring? 

There are many benefits for both the mentees and mentors in a peer mentor relationship. Countless universities and organizations such as the American Psychological Association recognize the benefits of peer mentoring for everyone involved. Here a just a some of the benefits of being involved in a peer mentor program.

Benefits for Mentees

  • Communicate with and receive advice from a peer who has been in a similar situation as you
  • Increase confidence in academics and social situations
  • Develop strategies for overcoming challenges
  • Expand your social circle and make new friends

Benefits for Mentors

  • Leadership development
  • Building a network
  • Develop interpersonal and communication skills
  • Reinforce good practices and identify and correct areas that need self-improvement