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Mentors allow PWFC to realize our mission of college success by providing individualized support, encouragement and guidance to a first-generation student during their college years.
Mentors and students are matched in the spring of junior year. We are currently seeking 25 mentors for the high school class of 2021.
Mentors are paired with a student of the same gender, based on common interests and personality traits. Mentors and students develop a meaningful relationship during high school that will endure through a remote relationship in college.
PWFC mentors make a long-term commitment to their student. In high school, mentors assist the student in staying on track with their college application and financial aid deadlines, and preparing for a successful college transition.
When students matriculate to college, the goal of the relationship shifts to college success. The PWFC College Success Manager will provide mentors with a monthly email with a reminder of key touch-points and suggested conversation topics. Mentors will:
All mentors must complete a background check prior to being matched with a student.
4300 N. Knox Ave., Chicago, IL 60641, US
Pass With Flying Colors prepares Chicago underserved first-generation students for college and career success.
Since 2010, Pass With Flying Colors has prepared Chicago’s first-generation students for college and career success. Our 8-year program serves first-generation students in the academic middle. Through research-based programs, 1:1 support, and college and career exposure, PWFC Scholars develop their vision for the future and are equipped with skills they need to succeed.
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4300 N. Knox Ave.Chicago, IL 60641
April 15, 2020