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Here’s what our members say about the E2W mentor scheme

Here’s what our members say about the E2W mentor scheme

Katie.Dix / 25 Oct 2021

Back in August, we published a blog about our bespoke mentor scheme and how successful it has been in the first few months of launching. Don't take it from us, here's what our members said about it:

The mentor programme for me was incredibly helpful as my mentor helped me navigate the many decisions that needed to be taken during the MBA application process. It was invaluable to have her support and advice. She was an extremely helpful sounding board that helped me gain confidence when taking the necessary steps during the mba application process, both in my professional life and also with the schools I was applying for. During the past year, we met - either virtually or in person - around once a month. During summertime we reduced this as well….It’s summertime!

E2W Member 1

The partnership is really going well, my mentor is helping me with my career transition and has given me some really great advice. 

E2W Member 2

I found the mentorship programme extremely helpful. My mentor and I caught up virtually once a month and had our most recent catch up in June in person, which was great! I would definitely like to continue the partnership past the initial 6 months, as my mentor has been a huge support and given me some invaluable advice. 

E2W Member 3

E2W Mentor Scheme

Mentoring on a one-to-one basis is a unique opportunity to step outside of your normal circle of friends and colleagues and gain an intimate understanding of how the world looks through someone else’s eyes and life experiences. Do you remember a former manager, a coach or a teacher who gave you the best advice that changed the trajectory of your life? New perspectives could potentially lead to fresh ideas, and who knows where those new ideas could lead you in your career.

The E2W mentor agreement states the initial relationship will run for 6 months, with a check in from the E2W team to ensure everything is going well. How often you touch base is entirely up to the mentor and Alpha Challenger, whether this is once a week or once a month. You will respect the confidentiality of some topics you discuss, and aim to be open and honest with one another. This way, the mentor relationship will be rewarding and mutually beneficial to both parties. 

Please contact Katie for further information and to join our mentor scheme or to sign up as an Alpha Challenger. 

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