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America Mentors is announcing free mentoring programs for 2018

For National Mentoring Month, America Mentors is Announcing 20 Free Mentoring Programs for First-Generation, Low-Income College Students

COLUMBUS, OHIO — America Mentors’ mission is to help increase college graduation rates for first-generation, low-income students through mentoring. For National Mentoring Month, America Mentors (powered by MentorcliQ), is offering 20 new programs in 2018 with free mentoring software for colleges, universities and community organizations.

  • AmericaMentors is offering free mentoring software for 1st gen/low-income college students
  • 11% of first-generation, low-income students graduate college, compared to 55% of peers who are not first-generation, low-income students. First-generation students also demonstrate lower rates of college readiness compared to their non-first-generation peers, according to a Pell Institute Study.

MentorcliQ’s award-winning mentoring software powers the America Mentors program providing a full-featured system for recruiting, enrolling, matching, managing, and measuring results. America Mentors uses a proven curriculum that enables guided interactions between mentor pairs, fostering strong relationships through timely and relevant conversations.

America Mentors’ participant, I Know I Can says, “Our experience has been outstanding. We have been able to enroll mentors and mentees with ease. We have received great feedback from participants.”

MentorcliQ CEO Phil George says, “We are proud to help thousands of first-generation, low-income students at organizations like The Ohio State University, NC State University and Virginia Commonwealth University. And we are thrilled to open 20 new programs this year to help even more students.”

Organizations interested in a free mentoring program for first-generation, low-income college students can apply on the America Mentors Website.

About America Mentors

America Mentors is a mentoring program the helps first-generation, low-income college students successfully persist to college graduation. America Mentors is offered at no cost to organizations and is powered by MentorcliQ’s award-winning mentoring software. Learn more about America Mentors at http://americamentors.info.

About MentorcliQ

MentorcliQ delivers the industry’s leading employee mentoring software. MentorcliQ is proudly improving the workplace for over 1,000,000 employees in Fortune 500 companies and mid-sized businesses. Companies rely on MentorcliQ to power their talent development strategy through mentoring in over 100 countries. America Mentors is part of MentorcliQ’s corporate social responsibility arm. The Association of Talent Development (ATD) awarded MentorcliQ with Excellence in Practice for its customer results and Brandon Hall recognized MentorcliQ as the Best Advancement in Mentoring for its matching technology. TechCrunch and Chief Learning Officer magazine featured MentorcliQ as the future of employee development. Learn more about MentorcliQ at https://mentorcliq.com.

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