Why i should be a peer mentor

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Why I believe I should be a peer mentor

I believe that I should be a peer-mentor as I have a variety of skills that will help and come to the convenience of a protégé.  I believe that I will be able offer advice and to be at there if any help is needed. Since I was too a year 7 student, I can easily relate to their troubles or any concerns that they might have. I will be able to give advice on how to get around the school and any rules that they may have not understood. I want to be able to give back what I got from this school, and help the New Year 7’s have a smooth transition to secondary school. I will be given the chance; if I was to be a peer mentor, to make them achieve in all aspects in school life, whether that be socially, or academically.  Since I am available throughout the week I would be easy to talk to, I am also quite empathetic, personable, encouraging, supportive, and passionate, I will be an ideal peer mentor for any year 7 that I will receive.  

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        I used to be a school counsellor (in year 8), and through this, I will be able to give them knowledge about how the school works in depth, explaining how queries get sorted and how things can get changed depending on the students’ need. This may also encourage them to take an active role in the school; maybe they will join clubs, and maybe even try out to be a school counsellor.

I will be sure to consistently contact and meet up with them every week, and if needed all the peer mentee would need to do is find ...

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