Is Your Mentee Prepared for Life?

By Ben Carpenter, reprinted from the New York Times As 16 million young adults set off for college this fall, they are looking at some frightening statistics. Despite the ever-rising cost of getting a degree, one number stands out like a person shouting in a campus library: According to a recent poll conducted by AfterCollege, an […]

Study finds mentoring key to influencing pupils to apply to University

(, reprinted) —Appropriately-timed student mentoring schemes can have a large and substantiate effect on influencing secondary pupils from disadvantaged areas apply to university. These are the findings of a pilot study, published today, that tested the impact and delivery of mentoring on pupils’ intentions to apply to university. The Economic and Social Research Council [ESRC]-funded […]