Mentor Collective at Athenian

Mentor Collective is a national online mentoring community for boarding students. As an Athenian boarding student, you will be matched with a trained Athenian upperclassperson or alumni mentor based on common interests, background, and academics. 

What are the expectations for a Mentor Collective mentorship?
  • MC mentorships involve meeting at least once per month, usually via video chat
  • Visit the mentorship program’s online home base, where mentors and mentees can…
    • Access discussion guides for each session
    • Share insights on the mentee’s academic and individual concerns.

How can students get matched with a mentor and get started?
  • Once you submit your deposit to Athenian, you will receive information about several important next steps, including directions to register for the mentor program.
  • Haven’t received this information or want to learn more? Contact Becky Reuse at Mentor Collective.  

What are Athenians saying about Mentor Collective?

“I really like talking with my mentor because every time I feel relaxed and I can learn a lot of things from my mentor in each lesson. Each lesson is pretty helpful for my future study in America. I am looking forward to having lessons with my mentor soon.”  – Jierui (Jerry) L., student

“I find my mentor really friendly and helpful. She answers all of my questions, even the ones that to me seems a bit silly or out of place. I'm looking forward to exploring different aspects of the School with her in the future.” – Quynh T., student

“I think high school is an incredibly important and formative time in a person's life. Mentoring these students can really affect their initial experience with Athenian and I want to help them make it a positive one!” – Michaela Lee, Mentor 

“There is a strong sense of community at Athenian. I want to give back and this is a perfect way to do it.”– Jonathan Sung, Mentor

“I would recommend friends who are interested in a mentoring program or reconnecting with Athenian. This is a great medium for that.” – Jennifer Lee, Mentor 

“It's a great way to give back to school and help fellow students to better prepare for the new life.” – Yufei Chen, Mentor 

“The Mentor Program has been such a great experience for me. It has been fun getting to know my student/mentee and I am learning more about myself as well through this.” – Ka Yeon (Amy) Cha, Mentor