One of the smartest investments you can make in your career is finding a good mentor who believes in you and wants to help you achieve your career dreams. The question is: how do you find the best mentor for …
Finding a college professor to mentor you may not be easy, unless you’re a white male or at least appear to be one by name alone. In a recent study of more than 6,500 professors at the top 250 schools, researchers found that professors were more likely to deny opportunities to women and minorities -- a bias that appears after only knowing a student's name. This is especially evident in faculty linked to more lucrative professions.
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