9.15.18 | Session #2 - Summer Program Showcase

Location: St. Ignatius HS | Pod specific rooms

Pod Rooms

  • North Pod (Rachel & Nadiyah):  202

  • East Pod (Chris & Graham):  203

  • South Pod (Denise & Ben):  205

  • West Pod (Luci & Pat):  206

Objectives

  • Mentees will reflect upon summer programs and share their experiences

  • Mentees will analyze college essay writing articles and relate main ideas to their own college planning experience

Agenda

  • (12:30 - 12:35) | Attendance + Tracker update

    • Mentees to update emergency section of their trackers

    • Mentors make sure mentees enter parent’s info

  • (12:35 - 12:50) | Social Catch up

    • Rose (good thing from the week), bud (something you’re looking forward to), thorn (bad thing from the week)

  • (12:50 - 1:20) | Article Reading + Discussion

    • 10 min to read and think through questions

    • Discuss in trios and then as a group

    • See discussion guiding questions (below)

  • (1:20 - 1:30) | Presentation Practice

    • Give mentees time to run through presentation with mentors, make sure they are shared with pod leader(s)

  • (1:30 - 2:10) | Summer Program Presentations

  • (2:10 - 2:30) | Summer Program Discussion (see file below)

    • What was your most challenging part of your summer?

    • What was the most intellectually invigorating part of your summer?

    • Did you read anything for leisure over the summer?

    • Do you feel like you made strides in growing and maturing over the summer?How?

    • If you were to dial back to four months ago, what would you do differently (or additionally) over the summer?

Materials:

College essay article + discussion questions

Summer reflection questions