ERIC Number: EJ625266
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
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Increasing Retention and Success through Mentoring.
Stromei, Linda K.
New Directions for Community Colleges, n112 p55-62 Win 2000
Highlights the model for a formal mentoring program, AMIGOS--the acronym for Arranged Mentor for Instructional Guidance and Organizational (or Other) Support. Describes the mentor as an individual providing career-related and psychosocial support for a protege, including the provision of sponsorship, exposure, coaching, and protection, as well as role modeling, acceptance, counseling, and friendship. (KS)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academic Persistence, Career Guidance, College Students, Community Colleges, Counseling, Diversity (Student), Mentors, Postsecondary Education, School Guidance, Two Year Colleges
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Note: Issue titled Beyond Access: Methods and Models for Increasing Retention and Learning among Minority Students, n112, edited by Steven R. Aragon.