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Jordan Merlo's Blog – April 2010 Archive (6)

Final Paper!

Part I – Learning Question…

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Added by Jordan Merlo on April 28, 2010 at 9:43am — 1 Comment

Advice to Future Interns at Cabrini Connections, Tutor/Mentor Connection

After interning at Cabrini Connections for a little over 14 weeks I have learned several things. I would like to share my knowledge with you so that you can start off with knowledge that I wish I had begun with.

So, how do you make the most of your internship? Well with the help of some online sites and my own experience in interning at Cabrini Connections I have come up with 9 points you should…

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Added by Jordan Merlo on April 26, 2010 at 4:15pm — No Comments

Final Two-Week Report!!

Fourteen-weeks ago I started my internship at Cabrini Connections, Tutor/Mentor Connections. Cabrini Connections is a non-profit organization designed to enrich and further develop the lives of the students who live in low-income neighborhoods such as Cabrini Green. They do this by providing tutor/mentor programs for these students after hours, which not only provides alternate learning opportunities but keeps these students out of trouble. At my internship my job is to promote the…

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Added by Jordan Merlo on April 23, 2010 at 3:16pm — 1 Comment

Weekly Report #6

Twelve-weeks ago I started my internship at Cabrini Connections, Tutor/Mentor Connections. Cabrini Connections is a non-profit organization designed to enrich and further develop the lives of students who live in low-income neighborhoods such as Cabrini Green. They do this by providing tutor/mentor programs for these students after hours, which not only provides alternate learning opportunities but keeps these students out of trouble. At my internship my job is to promote the organization… Continue

Added by Jordan Merlo on April 12, 2010 at 11:09am — No Comments

What do mentors do?

Mentors can be beneficial to anyones life. Young business professionals, college students, and high school students all have the capability to grow with a mentor. Mentors give the mentee advice and insight into the real world, so that they can be ready for the challenges that lay ahead.


A mentor can help assess the strengths and weaknesses of the mentee as well as develop their skills for success. Mentors have been there and know the struggles that lay ahead. Mentors are…
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Added by Jordan Merlo on April 9, 2010 at 4:51pm — No Comments

Our Kids Are In Trouble

Today, in America, there are more than 14 million youth under 18 who are defined as "at risk" (of not reaching a productive adulthood). They face a relentless assault of negative influences which often result in drug and alcohol abuse, teen pregnancy, poor academic performance, violence, even death.

Every child should have the opportunity, confidence, character and support needed to lead a safe, healthy and productive life. They have a right to expect a fair chance to develop their…

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Added by Jordan Merlo on April 9, 2010 at 2:00pm — 1 Comment

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