If you are interested in reading more about the positive effects of peer mentoring groups, here are links to published research:

 

  • Institution-wide Peer Mentoring: Benefits for Mentors by Susan Beltman and Marcel Schaeben

          http://search.proquest.com.libproxy.lib.unc.edu/docview/1037563621?pq-origsite=summon

  • Peer Mentoring Program and Academic Atmosphere by Kusmartini and Simanjuntak

          http://www.journals.aiac.org.au.libproxy.lib.unc.edu/index.php/IJALEL/article/view/1089/1019

  • Roles, Risks, and Benefits of Peer Mentoring Relationships in Higher Education by Janet Colvin

          http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/13611261003678879?scroll=top&needAccess=true

  • Students as Teachers: The Benefits of Peer Tutoring by Colin Beasley

          http://clt.curtin.edu.au/events/conferences/tlf/tlf1997/beasley.html