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Program Design & Management

 

Your team of dedicated MC mentorship experts work closely with you to identify your institutional goals. We align your mentorship program strategy and design to achieve the desired outcomes for both your institution and your students.

This includes:

  • Comprehensive program management from launch through evaluation

  • Student cohort selection (e.g., first-year students, transfer students, or upperclassmen)

  • Mentor cohort selection (e.g., peer mentors, young alumni, or industry partners)


Mentorship Operations

Whether managing a cohort of 150 or 1,500 mentorships, it is essential to dedicate staff for the end-user experience. Our dedicated Mentorships Operation team helps partners:

  • Recruit and screen mentors

  • Provide live mentor training

  • Support a 24/7 help desk (e.g., what do I do if I can't get in touch with my mentor?)

  • Match and re-match students

  • Host ongoing virtual events for the community


Content Library

 

All Mentor Collective programs are supported through relevant, research-backed content that has been co-created with our partners, including:

  • Trainings and quizzes

  • Marketing templates:

    • Invite emails

    • Nurture emails

    • Match emails

    • Seasonal emails (e.g., finals)

  • SMS message content

  • 40+ discussion guides for mentors and mentees that includes learning outcomes, videos and activities


Research Team

Our dedicated team of product and research experts provide each partner with proven mentorship best practices based on the latest research.

  • Data-driven program design recommendations

  • Benchmarking data

  • White-papers and reports

Recent research questions asked include:

  • What match criteria lead to the most engagement?

  • What should nudge SMS messages say?


Software

Dashboard

  • School-branded platform

  • SMS nudges

  • Educator dashboard with live program updates on:

    • Program analytics

    • Participant demographics

    • On-boarding and matching stats

    • Ongoing mentor and mentee engagement

 

Matching

  • Mobile-friendly matching experience

  • Research-backed algorithm drives matching

  • Empowers students to find a mentor who is relevant


Assessment & Analytics

Formative

  • Live data dashboard and bi-weekly email updates, providing insight to questions like: 

    • How many participants have been recruited, taken their matching survey, trained, and matched?

    • How many conversations have occurred?

    • How many risks have been flagged by mentors?

Summative

  • Comprehensive program review a minimum of 2x/year

    • Quantitative and qualitative trends

    • Impact on strategic goals like summer melt, retention, and academic probation

    • Topics discussed by mentors and mentees

    • Suggested programmatic improvements