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Huffington Post Blog Post on the Importance of Mentoring

“Research has shown that young adults at-risk for dropping out of high school, but with a mentor, are 55 percent more likely to enroll in college and 78 percent more likely to give back to their communities than their peers who didn’t have a mentor.”

Read a recent report from MENTOR National Mentoring Partnership, The Mentoring Effect: Young People’s Perspectives on the Outcomes and Availability of Mentoring.

The National Mentoring Partnership with support from AT&T and written by Mary Bruce and John Bridgeland of Civic Enterprises with Hart Research, the report confirms what past research has indicated: quality mentoring relationships provide young people with positive and complementary benefits on a variety of personal, academic and professional factors.  However, more than one in… Read more »