Mentoring Matters: the Numbers

January is National Mentoring Month. It’s time to give special recognition to the mentors who provide endless support and opportunities to scholars inside and outside of Higher Achievement. Statistically and anecdotally, mentoring matters.

Students from under-resourced communities who had a mentor are:

However, 1-in-3 young people will grow up without a mentor.

You can see it in the numbers, mentoring works! This month, we thank all of those dedicated mentors who give up their time to educate and support young people. But, Higher Achievement still needs dedicated mentors! Apply today.

Statistics provided by MENTORING: The National Mentoring Partnership.  Photographs taken by Susan Green.