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Goodbye College—Hello Life! Go-To Answers from a Got-There Grown-Up by Lisa Brock

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Chapter 12

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What I have tried to do in this book is to share some of what I have learned about life in order to help you. It is kind of mentoring—sharing lessons learned and taking the time to invest in another’s potential success. Mentoring has the power to change lives and alter the course of one’s future. I am not the only one who has been the beneficiary of mentoring and now enjoys the opportunity to reach out to others and mentor them.

However, having a mentor does not imply a permanent arrangement. A mentor is a wise and trusted counselor or influential supporter, and can be anyone of any age, race, faith, or relationship whom you choose to influence you. Kind of like that teacher, aunt, uncle, or friend you listen to over everyone ...

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