Academic Mentor Application Spring 2013

 
We are glad that you are interested in the Academic Mentor position for the 2013-14 academic year. Please complete all application questions.
Part 1: General Academic Mentor information.
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1. Name
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2. Local Address
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3. Email Address
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4. Permanent Address
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5. Current Class Standing
6. Are you an Honors student?
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7. Major/Minor
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8. Number of semesters lived on campus
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9. Have you ever been on academic probation?
10. If you have been on academic probation, please provide an explanation of your experience.
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11. Have you or are you currently in the process of receiving a judicial sanction?
12. If you have received a judicial sanction now or in the past, please explain your experience.
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13. I certify that the information I have provided in this application is accurate and complete . I also understand that residence life may choose to discuss my candidacy with other appropriate college officials as a means to further determine my suitability as an academic mentor. I understand that residence life will do a G.P.A. and judicial check of my records to ensure that I meet the minimum requirements needed to be an academic mentor. I have reviewed the academic mentor job description, academic mentor information packet, and the Residence Hall Guide and have a full understanding of the position requirements as outlined. My typed name acts as my signature.
Part II: Reference Information. Please provide the names of two individuals you believe could provide a good reference for you if contacted for more information . You must use a residence life staff member, faculty or staff member at Marshall University, or a past or present employer as your reference. Please do not list friends, family, or roommates.
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14. Reference #1's Name
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15. Reference #1 Address
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16. Reference #1 Phone Number
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17. Reference #1 Position/Relationship to You
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18. Reference #2 Name
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19. Reference #2 Address
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20. Reference #2 Phone Number
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21. Reference #2 Position/Relationship to You
Part 3: Getting to Know You. Please answer all questions as completely and thoroughly as possible.
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22. Why are you interested in serving as an academic mentor?
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23. Please share a little bit about your academic experience at Marshall University. What were some of your struggles during your first year? What did you enjoy?
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24. What characteristics do you think best describe the ideal academic mentor? Please elaborate upon each characteristic.
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25. What would be the most challenging aspect of the position for you? How would you go about handling those challenges?
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26. What are the different struggles first year students face throughout the academic year? How might you help students work through those challenges?
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27. What made you choose Marshall University and your current major? What excites you about learning?
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28. Please share with us what activities/organizations you have been involved with here at Marshall University. Please outline how you plan to balance your academic pursuits and any outside involvement you plan on continuing with the academic mentor position.
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29. Please list your current and past leadership roles.
If you have any questions, please contact Amy Lorenz at lorenza@marshall.edu. This completed application is due no later than 11:59 pm on Friday, March 1, 2013.
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