Who’s In My Corner?

Build Your Network

The time to build a network is always before you need one

 – Douglas Conant, author, innovator, speaker, and former CEO of Campbell Soup Company and former president of Nabisco Foods

According to the Chicago Consortium of School Research, the four mindsets that are most important to college success and graduation are:

    • Social belonging (I belong)
    • Growth mindset (I can improve)
    • Purpose (I know why I’m going to college)
    • Self-efficacy (I can do it). 

Get your Mentor

Developing a mentorship relationship helps both mentors and mentees persist towards graduation. Set yourself up with the best possible chance of success by forging strong mentorship relationships.

  • Chicago Scholars Peer Mentoring supports first year college students as they transition to life on campus. Through partnerships with Scholars from other class years, the program helps Scholars cultivate leadership opportunities, develop community and support networks, and share knowledge.
  • UStrive – This organization lets any high school or college student to sign up to get a free mentor.
  • The Mentor Portal – Get a free 20-min session w/a peer mentor from a specific college.
  • Schoolhouse World – Get free peer-to-peer academic tutoring! 
  • ISACorps Mentor – The Illinois Student Assistance Corps is a talented group of recent college graduates who are trained to serve as near peer mentors to high school students. Search for your ISACorps Mentor by zip code.

Our Chatbot

We have a team of peer advisors running our texting support service. Sign up for our chatbot to get your college questions answered 24/7!  Text #summerhubchi to 312.681.7767.  Message and data rates apply.

Our Events Page

Don’t miss out on opportunities to network with job training programs, career networking events, college admissions teams, and summer opportunities by  attending virtual and live events over the summer.

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