Online-Mentor Program Raises Retention of At-Risk Science Students


Wendy Neuberger (left), a MentorNet volunteer, and Gloria Musau, a Kenyan student she advised online, met for the first time at a conference.
September 11, 2011

For 13 years, Mary F. Fernández has advised college students studying science, technology, engineering, or mathematics. But when she hears from them, it's usually about more than just picking classes or handling a course load.

Take the student she…

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