Peer Success Mentors
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The Peer Success Mentors are student leaders who will assist their first-gen UW Tacoma peer students in using effective learning techniques to improve study skills and gain confidence in their academic abilities.
The Peer Success Mentors can:
offer one-on-one or group coaching to help first gen students and their peers discuss study habits, set academic goals and develop effective learning strategies
serve as motivational partners
provide information about other resources on campus
The Peer Success Mentors can’t:
provide academic advising
Get to know the Peer Success Mentors!
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Benefits for peer mentors
Receive a student salary of $16.32 /hr., avg. 8-10 hours a week (during the 19-20 academic year)
Receive training in mentoring models, learning tools and techniques, and professional development opportunities
Requirements for becoming a peer mentor