The Global Nomad's Guide to University Transition

What does 'Mentor' mean?

Find out what Mentor means. Mentor is explained by Tina L. Quick - author of The Global Nomad's Guide to University Transition

Mentor

someone you can trust to introduce you to the new community and the community to you. A good mentor will have positive, encouraging attitudes about the community and fit well in it, will model positive behavior, has a good reputation, and will show some interest in getting to know you so that he or she can understand where you are coming from and can introduce you to the right people.

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"...Mentory live in a highly mobile world. When TCKs move back and forth between host and home countries they must say good-bye to their friends in the host country and hello to grandparents, aunts, uncles, cousins and maybe old friends in the “home” country. Then, when the time comes to ..."

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"... - Stage 4 – Entering - Things are no longer chaotic but you are still feeling marginal and uncertain during entering. You are looking for Mentors and friends in this stage to help fulfill your desire to settle in and connect with others. - Stage 5 – Re-involvement - ..."

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"... Just as giving and receiving forgiveness liberates and heals you, so does affirming people that have been important to you. Telling friends, teachers, neighbors, pastors, coaches, Mentors and others how much you appreciate and respect them makes you and them feel better about saying good-bye. ..."

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Chapter 4: Fish Out of Water
"...Mentorng takes time and needs expression. It certainly helps to have someone who will listen to those expressions of grief. Call on a parent or other family member, a Mentor, pastor or trusted friend. College campuses are well-equipped at providing student health counselors and other professionals who are well-versed in ..."
"...Mentorounseling centers have staff that are trained specifically to work with international students. Brent from Chapter 1 found himself struggling with depression during his first semester. He finally found some help when he opened up to some of his professors, his track coach, and then to a counselor. The professors ..."

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"... can’t help. One day you will be able to look back and laugh at some of your own experiences which will make for good storytelling. - Find a Mentor - The saying goes, “You need a mentor to enter.” The key to negotiating the entry stage is to find someone you can trust who will ..."
"...Mentorying goes, “You need a Mentor to enter.” The key to negotiating the entry stage is to find someone you can trust who will introduce you to the community and the community to you. The word ‘trust’ here is vital. Jenny, a nine-year-old American girl tells the story of being ..."
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"... arrival in France. This was a traumatic incident for this young girl. Imagine the consequences of relying on someone who cannot be trusted to introduce you to the culture as a secondary school or university student. Choosing the right Mentor is critical. Look for mentors who have ..."
"...Mentoror Mentors who have positive, encouraging attitudes about the community and fit well in it. You want someone who models positive behavior and has a good reputation. Your Mentor should show some interest in getting to know you so that he or she can understand where you are coming from ..."
"...Mentory meet a good Mentor at your school’s orientation program. Student and resident advisors may also serve as Mentors. They are selected for those positions under careful scrutiny and are trained to come alongside and guide first-year students. Wait and watch before deciding on your Mentors. Do they display positive ..."
"...Mentore lonely, looking for company and needing help in negotiating the new rules of your community. It is easy to be caught up in the first friendship that presents itself, but choosing the wrong Mentor can be disastrous. A wrong Mentor can give you a negative impression about your new ..."

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"...Mentord like to add that I.O. leaders may also turn out to be the perfect Mentor for you. Keep in mind that I.O. may not provide the exact community of people you are looking for, but it is a great start to being with others in the same boat, so ..."
"...Mentoris a wealth of opportunity, so don’t hole yourself up in an international bubble or “ghetto” as some students call it. Spread out and meet domestic students as well. Reach out to them. It may be a little difficult at first because they don’t know how to relate to ..."

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"... part of the process. And best of all, you know how to deal with it. (If not, go back and re-read!) Know what you need to do to enter well. You understand how important it is to find a good Mentor. Have strategies for finding friends and building relationships. Now let’s look at some of the ..."

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"...Mentor, places, pets and possessions are obvious losses. What about the hidden losses–not being able to play a beloved sport because of a move, never again seeing a Mentor who helped develop a love for music or science, or the loss of the reputation or status your child enjoyed in ..."

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