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Blog2022-05-09T16:43:11-04:00

Wily Blog

The Wily Network Responds to the Mackenzie Fierceton Story

Mackenzie Fierceton is the child of a doctor who attended a private prep school in a wealthy suburb. She also called herself a first-generation low-income student. But Mackenzie Fierceton is not a liar. She is a student who found herself in a complex and easily-misunderstood situation: working towards her degree without support from family. Just as Mackenzie’s story was misunderstood, what makes a student a Wily Scholar [...]

By |May 9, 2022|

Mentoring vs. Coaching

Have you ever wondered what the difference is between a mentor and a coach? Since January is National Mentoring Month, we thought we’d take the opportunity to explain! Here’s the quick version: mentors are role models who speak from a place of experience. Coaches are collaborators who specifically focus on working with you to achieve your goals. Of course, many mentors [...]

By |January 14, 2022|

2021 Graduation

Watching Scholars reach graduation is what Wily is all about! For the class of 2021, this is a graduation year unlike any other. College students all over the country have overcome unprecedented challenges head-on to reach [...]

By |June 22, 2021|

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