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GS Mentor Program
Program Description
Guardian Scholar Mentor Program is an opportunity for students to connect to campus staff in a more personal way. Mentors will serve to help with school but also to teach skills and lessons that may be relevant to the student’s life. This is a great way for students to get connected on campus and develop the type of relationship that can lead to a “letter of recommendation” for a scholarship or future job. These mentors will get to know you not as a “foster youth” but as a person, the struggles you face, the way you view things, and help you develop the different aspects you want to work on.
 
Our Mentors are: 
 

​- Mentors TBA Soon - 



  
Areas to work on include but are not limited to
Discussion Ideas
 
Professionalism
Academics
Health and Wellness
Daily Living
What kind of Job/career do I want in the future?
Are my educational goals lined up with my career goals?
Do my career goals align with my personal strengths?
What are my long term educational goals? Master Degree, Ph.D.?
What can I do to develop my resume?
What study skills do I need to develop?
What kind of life skills do I need to develop in my professional, personal life?
Are there any independent living skills that I need to improve/learn?
Research and discuss universities to transfer to, resources, programs, support?
 
Program is open to new and ongoing Guardian Scholars. If you are interested in this program, please contact Guardian Scholars @ 714-432-0202 x26090, or visit our office on the 4th floor of Watson Hall, Room 443.
 
 
*Staff or community members interested in mentoring, please contact Guardian Scholars program*
Be advised that we ask for a minimum of 1 semester commitment to the student(s)
We also ask you to provide us with a profile covering the following areas:
 
ü  Current Position – Short description of responsibilities
ü  Education – Educational background
ü  “Why I’m interested in becoming a mentor” – Explanation of why you are willing to mentor