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Benefits of Having a Mentor

  • Having access to experienced researchers, especially in the substance abuse field.

  • Receiving assistance with developing and expounding research ideas, hypotheses, and so forth.

  • The sharing of personal and professionale xperiences while writing and submitting a research grant proposal.

  • Receiving relevant and up-to-date information about new research methods.

  • Establishing collaborative associations with peers.

  • Constructive feedback on grant and research proposals.

  • Assistance in the development of a long-term research and writing plan.

"Research is formalized curiosity. It is poking and prying with a purpose." -Zora Neale Hurston


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