The Study Space Podcast

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Having an experienced someone who is willing to guide you through the nuances of a field and support you as you achieve your goals is extremely important, but where and how can you find this special mentor? Join us in this episode of the Study Space Podcast as we walk through the methods that were instrumental in helping us find a mentor and others that are less than amazing.

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Things mentioned in this episode:

  • Definition of a mentor and the qualities of a good mentor
  • A mentor should be accessible and approachable (i.e. not a social media influencer)
  • A mentor should be an expert or better than you at your goal and patient
  • A mentor and mentee should share common values
  • Don’t hit up random people on the internet or social media
  • Don’t pay for mentorship
  • Finding a mentor in a superior
  • Finding a mentor at extracurricular activities
  • Finding a mentor in classes
  • Finding a mentor in your mentorship
  • Finding a mentor through programs such as APIA Peer Mentorship

Your hosts: David Chuong, Natalie Tran, and Julian Vu

Music: “Please Listen Carefully” by Jahzzar is licensed under a Creative Commons License.