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The PATHS (Providing Access Through High School) paths.utah.edu is a cohort-based college readiness program for low-income/potential first generation college going students. The goal of PATHS is for students to achieve high school success and college going-ness. Student cohorts run year-round beginning the summer before freshman year (high school) leading into college. The program provides access to university systems, coursework, mentors, and a learning community to prepare for college success.
Brief Overview of Positions
PATHS Mentor (Student Work Study, throughout the school year)
Mentors are experienced and trusted advisors who form a supportive, coaching relationship with the PATHS students during the school year. Mentors will:
Create unique, monthly engagement experiences for students
Help students manage academics
Guide students on time management and other study skills
Assist students with effective communication
Share experiences and knowledge about high school and college
Counselors are leaders, mentors, educators, and advocates for the PATHS students throughout the summer. They supervise students during all activities with academic departments, teach and lead student bonding activities, develop and coordinate lessons on college readiness and skills, and act as a positive role model.