The Mentor Model


The Institute’s mentors are accomplished colleagues who share a deep commitment to the profession and have diverse backgrounds with years of experience.  The Institute’s curriculum focuses on developing three key areas:

  • Professional Development
  • Networking Opportunities
  • Case Studies


The small mentor group is the primary mode of interaction and communication for the Institute.  Additionally, mentors and guest presenters will offer their expertise in the following Institute Topics:

  • Admissions Travel
  • Athletic Recruitment
  • Building the College List
  • Building Relationships
  • College Access
  • Cultural Diversity
  • Effective Counselor Recommendations
  • Ethical Issues
  • Financial Aid 101
  • Memorable Counselor Presentations
  • Nuts & Bolts for High School Counselors
  • Social Media
  • The College Selection Process
  • And More....