Students Mentoring helps students to understand how their
ambitions fit into graduate education, department life and career choices.
• Deal more confidently with the challenges of
• Productivity in research activity, conference
presentations, pre-doctoral publications, instructional development and grant
• Gain perspective on how a discipline operates
academically, socially, and politically.
success in persisting in graduate school, achieving shorter time to degree and
performing better in academic coursework.
• keep abreast of new research questions, knowledge,
paradigms, and techniques.