This year Summer Bridge was situated in Meriam Hall. I had never been inside this hall before, but I liked it. The living area was very spacious and so were the rooms. The program took place during July so it was hot but water bottles were offered throughout the day. I also had brought my own reusable bottle. It was nice to see familiar faces within the group of returning of mentors, because it made me less nervous and more comfortable. Since it was my first time being a mentor, I did not know what to expect exactly but all the returning mentors were understanding and helpful. Priscilla Moreno, the coordinator of the program, was busy most of the time taking care of logistical things, but it was pleasant being able to get to know her on a more personal level whene...
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...and tools needed to be successful. I would recommend other students serve at this agency if they are willing to put in the effort. As previously mentioned you need to have taken STEP in the spring to be a mentor, this is a class that occurs at night from 6:30-8:00 which can be a burden for some. Another things that needs to be taken into consideration is that being in the class does not automatically make you a Summer Bridge mentor it does however allow you to be a mentor in the fall semester of STEP. It is a selective process in order to become a Summer Bridge mentor, but it is all worth it in the end.
The organization is meeting its mission and it t has been doing so since 2004 when it first started. I feel that I did contribute greatly to the agency’s objectives especially when I walk around campus and see the mentees. I plan on continuing my service next summer.
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