Mentee: New Freshman and Transfer Engagement

 Summer 2019 Applications Now Available

 

  • A mentee is a new or transfer student who has been paired with a mentor in order to be advised, trained, or coached for collegiate success. Mentees are encouraged to become involved in goal setting, career development, and campus life activities.

    • Any new KSU freshman and transfer student in their first or second semester.
    • Any KSU student in need of a peer mentor
  • Serving as a mentee is voluntary, but requires specific responsibilities, which include:

    • Maintain a positive attitude
    • Seek advice from mentor
    • Seek advice from your academic advisor
    • Communicate progress and concerns with your mentor
    • Attend all classes
    • Participate in activities with mentor and other mentees
    • Communicate progress or concerns with parents or guardian
    • Look, listen and learn
    • Strive for success
    • Reach out to your mentor; let him/her know what’s on your mind
    • Be aware of program incentives
    • Assume responsibility for your own professional growth & development
    • Set goals and make decisions to achieve those goals
    • Be receptive of constructive feedback
    • Utilize campus resources
    • Learn more about KSU and the campus community
    • Build self-esteem
    • Enhance interpersonal skills
    • Increase self-motivation, self-discipline, and goal setting skills
    • Experience an atmosphere of professionalism, trust, and respect
    • Be more successful in one’s academic career
    • Lessen the stress associated with college attendance
    • Receive peer guidance in academic decision making
    • Enhance overall learning and career aspirations

 

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