Avoiding Summer Melt After High School Graduation
High School Graduation is one of the most exciting times in the lives of students and their families. The future looks bright and college dreams accessible. But did you know that there are an astonishing number of students who walk across the stage at graduation with plans to go to college that never get there? This phenomenon is known as summer melt, and it affects more students than you might believe.
To find out more about this phenomenon and how you can help your mentee avoid "summer melt" after high school graduation, Marci Poston, Director of Programmatic & Professional Development Services at our Take Stock in Children state office, and Allison Jones, College Completion Coach with our new Take Stock in College initiative, have recorded an optional, up-to-date Mentor Lunch & Learn Webinar on this timely topic. The webinar will take less than 15 minutes of your time.
In the webinar, they will discuss:
- What is summer melt?
- Who does it impact?
- Factors that increase summer melt
- Strategies to freeze summer melt
- Mentor Nudge - Encouraging mentees to sign up for Take Stock in College