Throughout the year, The Cardinal Nest hosts workshops for students featuring guest presenters on various topics pertinent to student success. Some topics include: FAFSA, applying for Scholarships, College Applications 101, Financial Literacy/Credit 101, Post OGT Life, SAT/ACT Test Taking Strategies, Vision/Goal Setting, College Life 101, Building your High School Resume, Community Service, Self-Identity, College Debt, and Time Management.
The Cardinal Nest mentoring program matches student cohort members with professional mentors for an academic year. Through these relationships, mentors create an environment for friendship, support, and fun. Mentors and mentees get together at least once per month. Both mentors and mentees make a commitment to spending time together throughout the academic year. Cardinal Nest staff members are also available to answer questions, offer support and help matches work through challenges as they arise.