Practice Makes Perfect Mentoring

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One of the extracurricular activities that I participated in was the practice makes perfect mentoring program. Practice Makes Perfect matches struggling socioeconomically disadvantaged middle school scholars with older, high achieving mentors from the same communities. My role as a mentor was not only to help these students academically; but help them develop the motivation to succeed. The goal of the program schools to create high calibar summer learning opportunities in high-need communities; limit the achievement gap each summer. Throughout the program every mentee has shown growth and self-confidence, many at first were discouraged but realized that they had the potential to be high-achievers. In addition, I learned that many students had

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