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Scholars Day 2008, Wednesday, April 9

Peer Mentoring of First and Second Year Psychology Students to Promote Career Preparation and Academic Achievement

A project will be described to develop a peer-mentorship program that will aid first and second year psychology undergraduate students. The programís specific goals will be to assist students by providing information on how-to access knowledge and resources regarding university programs, study skills (e.g. time management, note-taking), career preparation (e.g. GRE, sub areas in psychology, resume development), and academic counseling. Previous research findings regarding the methods that will be utilized to promote the above behaviors (e.g. goal-setting, behavioral contracting, self-monitoring, and public posting). We are planning a research study to evaluate the programís effectiveness.

Presenter: Juan Castaneda (Undergraduate Student)
Topic: Psychology
Location: 104 Holmes
Time: 10:45 am (Session II)