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Compass Mentor Application

How to Apply 

NOTE: DATES, TIMES, LOCATIONS, AND INTERVIEW PROCESS ARE UPDATED DUE TO COVID-19 PRECAUTIONS AND ACADEMIC SCHEDULE CHANGES. 

Apply Here!  We are excited you are considering applying. The Compass Mentor application will close Tuesday, April 7, 2020 at 11:59 PM. Before you begin your application, please make sure you have reviewed the Compass Mentor Responsibilities and Qualification & Competencies.

Application

The application includes three essay questions.

  1. Why is Compass beneficial for a FGLI student's transition to college? (250 words)
  2. What are 3 qualities you possess that contribute to a successful mentor-mentee relationship?  How do you envision these qualities benefiting mentees in the Compass Program? (250 words)
  3. Write to a new student about an experience, specific to being first-gen and/or lower income, that challenged you during your first year at Northwestern and how you learned from that experience? (300 words)

We encourage you to save a word document with your responses.

Interview Process

The Compass Mentor interview process includes submitting the Compass Mentor application and an individual interview over the phone. We will contact you using the number listed in your application. The confirmation email you'll receive after submitting your application will list the link to select your individual interview. First come first serve. 

Final Selection will be communicated by Wednesday, April 29

Interview Timeline 

Individual interviews will take place Friday, April 10- Tuesday April 21, 9:30 AM-4 PM, over the phone. The interview is 45 minutes.

If you have any concerns about the times and dates listed for individual interviews or other questions please contact, Assistant Director of Student Enrichment Services, Mayra Garces, mayra.garces@northwestern.edu.

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