In the spring of 2013, Mei Chen was seeking advice on applying to graduate school. She wrote emails to a handful of professors asking for guidance but got no response. A few weeks later, … Read the rest
Mangione, L., Borden, K. A., Nadkarni, L., Evarts, K., & Hyde, K. (2018). Mentoring in clinical psychology programs: Broadening and deepening. Training And Education In Professional Psychology, 12(1), 4-13. doi:10.1037/tep0000167
Summarized by Cyanea Poon
Notes of Note: Academic mentors … Read the rest
Fruiht, V. and Chan, T. (2018). Naturally Occurring Mentorship in a National Sample of First-Generation College Goers: A Promising Portal for Academic and Developmental Success. American Journal of Community Psychology (2018) 0:1–12.
Editor’s Note: Professor Veronica Fruiht continues to produce … Read the rest
Editor’s note: If you are interested in how poverty affects young people and their educational opportunities, I’d like recommend Whither Opportunity? Rising Inequality, Schools, and Outcomes, edited by Greg Duncan (U.C.-Irvine) and Richard Murnane (Harvard University). This volume explores … Read the rest
Charlie Tyson (reposted from Inside Higher Education)
In recent years, many colleges and universities have turned to mentoring programs in an attempt to retain underperforming students. Federally supported mentoring programs have been around since the Higher Education … Read the rest
Policymakers at the federal, state, and local levels have been engaged on numerous fronts in recent weeks on issues of considerable importance to children … Read the rest
Lau, W. S., Zhou, X. C., & Lai, S. M. (2017). The development of mentoring‐relationship quality, future‐planning style, and career goal setting among adolescents from a disadvantaged background. PsyCh Journal, 6(1), 76-82.
Summarized by Kirsten Christensen
Adolescents’ … Read the rest
The Connected Scholars program utilizes the old adage “Who you know is as important as what you know” to improve college transition experiences and graduation rates. In fact, many … Read the rest
As an undergraduate at the University of California, Irvine, Jeanett Castellanos, PhD, was just glad she’d made it to college. Neither of her parents—both Cuban refugees—had graduated from high school, and they were exuberant about their daughter’s … Read the rest
Miranda-Chan, T., Fruiht, V., Dubon, V., & Wray-Lake, L. (2016). The functions and longitudinal outcomes of adolescents’ naturally occurring mentorships. American Journal of Community Psychology, 57, 47-59.
Summarized by Sam … Read the rest
Topics of Interest
- MENTOR: The National Mentoring PartnershipNovember 12, 2014 - MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership (MENTOR) is the unifying champion for expanding quality youth mentoring relationships in the United States. For nearly 25 years, MENTOR has served the mentoring field by providing a public voice, developing and delivering resources to mentoring programs nationwide and promoting quality for mentoring through standards, cutting-edge research and state of the art tools.
- Academic Web PagesAugust 6, 2012 - Academic Web Pages is the leading provider of customized websites for researchers, centers, nonprofits, and universities. AWP designed and has contributed generously to the creation of the Chronicle of Evidence-Based Mentoring.