NORTHRIDGE, LOS ANGELES (KABC) — Going from high school to college is so daunting, many students just don’t show up, but one mentorship program is helping students keep their academic dreams alive.
Haylee Guerra was anxious about attending college. The Cal State Northridge freshman says not only was it virtual, but she was the first in her family to attend a university and she didn’t know what to expect.
Lizbeth Bautista is her mentor at CSUN and the person Guerra credits for making her freshman year less intimidating and more rewarding. Bautista helped her enroll in classes and Guerra says she would’ve felt lost if it wasn’t for her help.
“It was the…greatest thing that could have ever happened to me because I got so much support and comfort from her. She always had the answers for me,”