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The Mentoring Effect

The Mentoring Effect

Young People’s Perspectives on the Outcomes and Availability of Mentoring

Posted: January 9, 2014
Authors: John Bridgeland, Mary Bruce
Organizations: Civic Enterprises, Hart Research Associates, The National Mentoring Partnership

Formal and informal mentoring programs continue to be a key strategy for getting students into and through college, says this report from Civic Enterprises. In the study, 76 percent of at-risk young adults who had a mentor at some point in their lives said they aspire to enroll in and graduate from college, compared to 56 percent of at-risk individuals who lacked that personal support, the report says.

The Mentoring Effect