We’ve all been there – in need of someone to guide us through a process, whether that be school-related, such as the college application process, or something personal that you seek someone’s opinion on. It’s impossible that we don’t require help at some point – and at each stage in our life, we will always look to those more older, experienced, and knowledgeable than us. There is a certain comfort to knowing that no matter how old you get, you can always find help in a mentor. In this article, I’ll outline benefits to mentoring – a process that benefits both the mentor and mentee, and is extremely rewarding.
Advice on how to get involved on your campus and what opportunities I came across at Texas Tech University.
The General Intelligence(s) team came across a post on Instagram from Columbia Volunteer Tutor Corps. We believe that their mission and goals align well with our organization and thus we wanted to communicate their initiative. Columbia Volunteer Tutor Corps is currently recruiting volunteers that can teach different K-12 subjects and courses to students in the NYC area that are the children of medical staff and hospital workers.
As a pre-med, you should start planning for internships, jobs, and volunteer activties early. Read about how to start this process and have a productive summer.
For any student on the pre-medical track, it is important to have a great deal of volunteer hours. Serving others in the community gives you the humble opportunity to prove that you’re a compassionate and committed person who would make a great physician in the future.
In this article I’ll be talking about some interesting volunteer opportunities I came across while trying to find something to do during social isolating. My state, Michigan, has currently extended our Stay at Home order so this is the perfect opportunity to get a head start on helping the community in creative ways.