Children with mentors do better in school. One little buddy noted, “I have to stay in school and work hard to get my education.” At College Mentors for Kids, little buddies not only experience a meaningful relationship with a college student mentor, but they also learn about what they can do now to get on the right path to post-secondary education.
Kids who were mentored pay it forward. At College Mentors for Kids, little buddies learn about the importance of giving back.
“I loved the College Mentors program when I was enrolled in it as a student, but now that I am a mentor, it is very sentimental to me. I want the best for my little buddy and hope to see her grow as a student and become very successful.”
College student volunteers continue to give back to communities even after they graduate.
84% of college mentors are likely to participate in additional community service programs after college as a result of being in College Mentors for Kids.
“This experience has helped to form what I want my contribution to society to look like, and how I want to stay involved as I grow older.”