Mentoring Students: Conceptualizing and Validating the Multi-Dimensions of a Support System

  title={Mentoring Students: Conceptualizing and Validating the Multi-Dimensions of a Support System},
  author={Amaury Nora and Gloria Crisp},
  journal={Journal of College Student Retention},
  pages={337 - 356}
Many students do not receive the adequate academic and social support during their enrollment in a higher education institution that could positively impact their abilities to succeed in college (Astin, 1984; Hurtado & Carter, 1997; Nora, 1987; Pascarella & Terenzini, 1991). These support systems can be viewed as providing a holistic mentoring experience to students. Because of the many possible benefits to be derived from mentoring, the study of effective mentoring of undergraduates is… 

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