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Mentors Needed for First Generation College Students New Jersey Needs You to Launch in October and Seeks Mentors with 3+ Years of Work Experience

JERSEY CITY – New Jersey Needs You (NJNY), a nonprofit organization that assists first-generation college students in realizing their college and career potential by providing support to them and their families, is set to launch in northern New Jersey in October and is seeking mentors with three or more years of work experience. The organization pairs sophomore and junior college students with mentor coaches, who are typically young professionals in the same industry. According to reports, 85 percent of first generation college students come from low-income families and only 11 percent of first generation college students graduate from college. Continue reading Mentors Needed for First Generation College Students New Jersey Needs You to Launch in October and Seeks Mentors with 3+ Years of Work Experience

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