The impact of youth-initiated mentoring for underrepresented college-bound students

Schwartz, S. E. O., Kanchewa, S. S., Rhodes, J. E., Cutler, E., & Cunningham, J. L. (2016). “I didn’t know you could just ask:” Empowering underrepresented college-bound students to recruit academic and career mentors. Children and Youth Services Review, 64, 51–59. Summarized by Ariel Ervin Notes of Interest: Mentoring and social capital play essential roles for adolescents, […]

The impact of help-seeking interventions have on closing the achievement gap

Parnes, M. F., Kanchewa, S. S., Marks, A. K., & Schwartz, S. E. O. (2020). Closing the college achievement gap: Impacts and processes of a help-seeking intervention. Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology, 67, 101121. Summarized by Ariel Ervin Notes of Interest:  Research indicates that many students that need the most help tend to avoid seeking […]