What Students Are Saying About Mentors, Uncomfortable School Assignments, and Snitching


Teenage comments in response to our recent writing prompts, and an invitation to join the ongoing conversation.


Ansh, left, and his mentor, Jared Stankowski, at lunch in Astoria, Queens. “People are out there to help you,” Ansh said. Related Article 
Credits: Sarah Blesener for The New York Times 

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In this roundup of writing prompt responses, students wrote about how their mentors played a role in their lives, how they’ve handled uncomfortable school assignments, and discussed when it is appropriate (or inappropriate) to snitch on someone.  

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