Take a moment to reflect your educational or career journey; there will be some people who have influenced you in any way. If you have someone who has helped you, then you know the first-hand value of mentoring.
A mentor is a friend or a confident who can guide you and provides support in
anyway. Most successful men owe their success to mentors. The National
Mentoring Partnership (MENTOR) , studies prove the positive impact mentoring
has on students. This includes greater self-esteem and social-emotional
development benefits which are critical for making the most of academic and
How mentoring can help
- Improve social skills: Encourage students to be better leaders
by enabling them to relate to different kinds of people. Help
them to improve their communication skills so they can handle
- Bolster self-esteem: A mentor is someone who is always in a
student’s side. Being a champion and believing in a young
person and recognize and celebrate his or her successes.
- Provide career exploration: Many mentors also act as career
counselors, helping students to identify the right career
opportunities, define career goals and establish action plans to
reach professional goals.
- Support academic activities: Mentor can serve as an
important academic tutor during the school year.
- Be a friend: Mentor can serve as a trusted confidante, whom
the students find approachable and are able to confide in him or
Mentoring gives the mentors to have a chance to be a lasting impact on
the lives of young people. It’s a meaningful way to give back to your