Frequently Asked Questions

Mentee

Do I qualify to be a mentee?


If you identify as an international student then you can apply to be a mentee! After you become a mentee one semester, you can qualify to become a mentor if you are interested.




What do I do as a mentee?


As a mentee, you are matched with a mentor for a whole semester. You get to decide what you want to do with your mentor, which is why we do our best to match you with someone who has the same interests as you. ISMA provides tons of socials, road trips, and other events to help you make friends and integrate into TAMU and USA culture!




How does the mentor/mentee matching process work?


ISMA provides pre-matching socials where you can meet mentors. You then fill out the Mentee Matching Form to give us an idea of mentors you would be interested in being paired with, as well as your interests and availability! We then personally match you with a mentor.




I want to become a mentee, but applications are closed. What do I do?


On our home page, there is a button called "Notify me when Mentee Apps open". If you click on this, you are automatically added to an email list that will update you when you can join ISMA the following semester!




When do applications open to join ISMA?


Applications are open until September 7th 2019 at midnight and will reopen in January!





Mentor

Do I qualify to be a mentor?


If you have been a student at TAMU for at least a semester, you can qualify as a mentor!




What do I do as a mentor?


As a mentor, you are required to come to three main events throughout the semester. You also have the opportunity to be hand-matched with an international student and learn in an organization that has members from all across the world! ISMA also provides many socials, road trips, clubs, and intramurals that you can join!




I want to become a mentor, but applications are closed. What do I do?


On our home page, there is a button called "Notify me when Mentor Apps open". If you click on this, you are automatically added to an email list that will update you when you can join ISMA the following semester!




When do applications open to join ISMA?


Applications typically open during mid-semester. Keep an eye out for our emails or sign up to be notified when mentor apps open!




How does the mentor/mentee matching process work?


ISMA provides pre-matching socials where you can meet mentees. You then fill out the Mentor Matching Form to give us an idea of mentees you would be interested in being paired with, as well as your interests and availability! We then personally match you with a mentee.





 
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