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Resources on Mentoring for Advisees and Mentees

Guides and Advice on Mentoring Students from Historically Underrepresented Groups 


Advice on Advising: How to Mentor Minority Students, the Chronicle of Higher Education
Provides a broadly applicable guide for students and faculty on best practices for mentoring students from historically underrepresented groups. 

On Mentoring First Generation and Graduate Students of Color, the Committee on the Literatures of People of Color in the United States and Canada
A generally applicable framework with useful 'nuts and bolts' approaches to goal setting, professional development, and career trajectories. 

The Role of Mentoring on Hispanic Graduate Students' Sense of Belonging and Academic Self-Efficacy, the Journal of Hispanic Higher Education
A recent study examining the impacts of mentoring and community building and the critical role they play in positive student experience and successful student outcomes.

Supporting Students of Color on the Pathway to Graduate Education: Barriers and Supports to Mentoring, the Council of Graduate Schools
Highlights systemic/historical impediments to good mentoring that HUG students have encountered and offers suggestions for students and faculty on ways to overcome them.

The APAGS Resource Guide for Ethnic Minority Graduate Students, the American Psychological Association of Graduate Students Committee on Ethnic MInority Affairs
A broadly applicable, student focused resource for information on navigating academia and demystifying higher education, including guidance on areas such as mentor relationships, wellness and self-care, professional development, and inclusion.


Suggestions and resources on the importance of acknowledging identity as well as how to lean into and overcome discomfort around discussing difference.