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mentor [men´tor] (pl. men·tor)
a person with more experience in a given area who takes responsibility for helping someone with less experience to develop needed knowledge and skills.
mentor A professional and role model who advises and provides feedback for a junior colleague. Mentors may be a resource for career advancement, graduate clinical, research and publishing opportunities, funding, credential support, and obtaining tenure-track positions.
mentor Graduate education A professional and a role model who gives attention and feedback to a junior colleague