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Wrap up from last year\'s mentor evauluation

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  • What advice would you give to new mentors*?
    “Don't wait for the mentee to contact you. If necessary contact them first. Meet one-on one if possible rather than only by emails.”
    *From the Mentor End of Year Survey 2008-2009
  • What advice would you give to new mentors*?
    “Enjoy - these are really great kids with a willingness to learn.”
    *From the Mentor End of Year Survey 2008-2009
  • What advice would you give to new mentors*?
    “Try to keep the conversation in perspective from the point of view of the mentee (i.e. stage of one's school/career of the mentee vs. mentor).
    *From the Mentor End of Year Survey 2008-2009
  • What advice would you give to new mentors*?
    “Think about how YOU would approach the job search today if you were fresh from college and what different approaches you might take to be competitive in the market.”
    *From the Mentor End of Year Survey 2008-2009
  • What advice would you give to new mentors*?
    “Allow the students to take the lead & be responsive when the students contact you.”
    *From the Mentor End of Year Survey 2008-2009
  • What advice would you give to new mentors*?
    “Manage your expectations - some students take it seriously, others don't.”
    *From the Mentor End of Year Survey 2008-2009
  • What advice would you give to new mentors*?
    “It helps to spend some time getting to know your mentee and their interests. If you're local, I've found that meeting for dinner is an excellent idea.”
    *From the Mentor End of Year Survey 2008-2009
  • What advice would you give to new mentors*?
    “Be open to conversation about anything and make time for mentees.”
    *From the Mentor End of Year Survey 2008-2009
  • What advice would you give to new mentors*?
    “State your commitment to the student and the limits to have. Don't become a parent. Become a professional colleague who tells the students what the student needs to know that what they might not want to hear.
    These students are facing brutal competition. Students are young, but they are bright; give them the respect they deserve.”
    *From the Mentor End of Year Survey 2008-2009
  • What advice would you give to new mentors*?
    “Don't wait for the mentee to contact you. If necessary contact them first. Meet one-on one if possible rather than only by emails.”
    *From the Mentor End of Year Survey 2008-2009
  • What advice would you give to new mentors*?
    “Enjoy - these are really great kids with a willingness to learn.”
    *From the Mentor End of Year Survey 2008-2009
  • What advice would you give to new mentors*?
    “Try to keep the conversation in perspective from the point of view of the mentee (i.e. stage of one's school/career of the mentee vs. mentor).
    *From the Mentor End of Year Survey 2008-2009
  • What advice would you give to new mentors*?
    “Think about how YOU would approach the job search today if you were fresh from college and what different approaches you might take to be competitive in the market.”
    *From the Mentor End of Year Survey 2008-2009
  • What advice would you give to new mentors*?
    “Allow the students to take the lead & be responsive when the students contact you.”
    *From the Mentor End of Year Survey 2008-2009
  • What advice would you give to new mentors*?
    “Manage your expectations - some students take it seriously, others don't.”
    *From the Mentor End of Year Survey 2008-2009
  • What advice would you give to new mentors*?
    “It helps to spend some time getting to know your mentee and their interests. If you're local, I've found that meeting for dinner is an excellent idea.”
    *From the Mentor End of Year Survey 2008-2009
  • What advice would you give to new mentors*?
    “Be open to conversation about anything and make time for mentees.”
    *From the Mentor End of Year Survey 2008-2009
  • What advice would you give to new mentors*?
    “State your commitment to the student and the limits to have. Don't become a parent. Become a professional colleague who tells the students what the student needs to know that what they might not want to hear.
    These students are facing brutal competition. Students are young, but they are bright; give them the respect they deserve.”
    *From the Mentor End of Year Survey 2008-2009
  • What advice would you give to new mentors*?
    “Don't wait for the mentee to contact you. If necessary contact them first. Meet one-on one if possible rather than only by emails.”
    *From the Mentor End of Year Survey 2008-2009
  • What advice would you give to new mentors*?
    “Enjoy - these are really great kids with a willingness to learn.”
    *From the Mentor End of Year Survey 2008-2009
  • What advice would you give to new mentors*?
    “Try to keep the conversation in perspective from the point of view of the mentee (i.e. stage of one's school/career of the mentee vs. mentor).
    *From the Mentor End of Year Survey 2008-2009
  • What advice would you give to new mentors*?
    “Think about how YOU would approach the job search today if you were fresh from college and what different approaches you might take to be competitive in the market.”
    *From the Mentor End of Year Survey 2008-2009
  • What advice would you give to new mentors*?
    “Allow the students to take the lead & be responsive when the students contact you.”
    *From the Mentor End of Year Survey 2008-2009
  • What advice would you give to new mentors*?
    “Manage your expectations - some students take it seriously, others don't.”
    *From the Mentor End of Year Survey 2008-2009
  • What advice would you give to new mentors*?
    “It helps to spend some time getting to know your mentee and their interests. If you're local, I've found that meeting for dinner is an excellent idea.”
    *From the Mentor End of Year Survey 2008-2009
  • What advice would you give to new mentors*?
    “Be open to conversation about anything and make time for mentees.”
    *From the Mentor End of Year Survey 2008-2009
  • What advice would you give to new mentors*?
    “State your commitment to the student and the limits to have. Don't become a parent. Become a professional colleague who tells the students what the student needs to know that what they might not want to hear.
    These students are facing brutal competition. Students are young, but they are bright; give them the respect they deserve.”
    *From the Mentor End of Year Survey 2008-2009