Five Questions With... Mentor Nick Brescia, Arts '06

Mentor Nick Brescia, Arts '06
1. This is your fourth year in the MUAA Mentor Program. What suggestions do you have for mentees and mentors?

Mentees - take initiative and dedicate time to maximize the value of your mentor as a resource.

Mentors - facilitate mentees in their process to achieve their goals, don't simply provide answers 

2. If you’ve had a mentor, what’s one piece of advice that has stuck with you?Learn who you are, be confident in who you are, and share your gifts for the benefit of others. 

3. What are two things you think a Marquette student should do before they graduate?

Have a drink or a meal with your favorite professor, take a class or complete an academic project that personally excites you. 

4. Something you wish you would’ve done differently at Marquette to help prepare for your career?

Been more active in my professional and spiritual development. 

5. What have you found to be the most rewarding experience as a Marquette mentor?

Receiving a hand-written thank you note from a mentee after she achieved her primary goal for post-graduation. 

Nick Brescia, Arts '06, is a privacy attorney at Walgreens in Deerfield, Ill, and mentoring arts and sciences mentee McKenzie Bagley.

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