Universities want students to thrive and succeed, but it can be difficult for some students to find their place in the transition to university life. With peer mentoring, students are connected with others like them who can help them feel more at home, providing support and guidance that helps students be more engaged within the school. Peer mentoring enables universities to keep more students enrolled, and is popular for transfer students, international students, veterans, students newly accepted into a program and other populations of students who have similar backgrounds or interests.
With peer mentoring, you can:
Students who sign up for a mentor are 14% more likely to stay in college. And 13% more likely to graduate college after four years.
– National Bureau of Economic Research
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