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Mentors helping students prepare for college: More than just making the grade

study-763571_1280Woods, C. & Preciado, M. (2016). Student–Mentor Relationships and Students’ College Attitudes. Journal of Education for Students Placed at Risk (JESPAR), 21(2), 90-103. DOI: 10.1080/10824669.2015.1127767

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Mentor gets student over the roadblock to college

Screen Shot 2016-01-31 at 7.53.23 AMWritten by Alison Martin
Shakyra Ragsdale (left) got a scare when trying to raise money for college, but her mentor, Jamila Trimuel, got her through. 
In August 2014, no college freshman was more eager to start school than Shakyra Ragsdale,

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