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San Antonio, TX 78251
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Wildcat Mentors

SUPPORT

First year students

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SUPPORT

First year students

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EXPERIENCE

Making a difference

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GUIDE

Students with life goals

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CONNECT

Students to school resources

Who | What | Where | When | Why | How

Wildcat Mentors - Who

We are looking for students with these requirements: 

  • 15-17 hours
  • 2.75 GPA
  • Taken SDEV 0170/EDUC 1300 successfully or equivalent
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Strong time management skills
  • Strong software skills
  • Awareness of campus resources

 

Wildcat Mentors - What

Wildcat mentors, with the help of staff and faculty, support students in first-year courses (SDEV 0170 or EDUC 1300) to facilitate a successful transition to Northwest Vista College. As leaders, both in and out of the classroom, mentors:

  • Lead in-class discussions and presentations
  • Guide students with academic success strategies
  • Inform students about on-campus resources
  • Involve students with campus activities
  • Support overall adjustment to college life

 

Wildcat Mentors - Where

All activities take place on campus. You can always find us in MLH 101B or CCC 16.

 

Wildcat Mentors - When

We accept applications on a rolling basis and all mentoring activities take place during Fall, Spring and Summer semesters.

 

Wildcat Mentors - Why

There are great benefits to being a Wildcat Peer Mentor:  

  • Great way to give back to your school
  • Help students navigate through the first-year and start off on a positive path
  • Great way to build your resume and give it a competitive edge
  • Valuable experience for jobs in “helping” fields
  • Training and practice of effective communications skills
  • Meet new people
  • Registration and monetary incentives

 

Wildcat Mentors - How

Download and fill out the Peer Mentoring Application. Then, submit the application to: rbledsoe6@alamo.edu or CCC 126. Interviews are conducted once per semester.

Additional Information

For more information on being a peer mentor, contact:

Ripsime Bledsoe

rbledsoe6@alamo.edu
MLH 101B
OR
CCC 126

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