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Buckeyes Inspire

Buckeyes Inspire

Buckeyes Inspire is a mentoring program which provides high school juniors and seniors with access to college preparation and coaching by current Ohio State students. Student mentors make a 1-2 year commitment to guide their mentees through the college application and selection process. Buckeyes Inspire is focused on students who are exploring the right fit for life after high school.


Apply to be a Mentor

Mentors must be free on Friday afternoons from 12:30 - 4 p.m., from November to April. Mentors will travel to Whitehall Yearling High School (transportation provided) once per month, as well as attend a development session on campus once per month. 

Please fill out the application which will be available through Monday, November 5 at 11:59 p.m


Be prepared to answer the following questions:

  • Why do you want to be involved with this program? What do you hope to gain from the experience? (100-300words)
  • What do you see as the challenges and obstacles to being able to have access to higher education? What could be done to help solve those problems? (100-300 words)
  • Describe yourself in a tweet. (140 characters or less)


If you have questions about Buckeyes Inspire, the application process, or availability, please contact Liz Feldman.