What are some important characteristics (strengths/weaknesses) you should look for in potential mentors?

Choosing the “right” mentor is critical to one’s long term success in life.  Mentors assist us in determining what it takes to be successful in one’s chosen vocation, academic program, or in reaching a short or long term goal.  How do you go about locating a mentor?  How do you know if a mentor is right for you? What are some important characteristics (strengths/weaknesses) you should look for in potential mentors?  How could a mentor assist you in achieving your current academic and career goals related to the DSL program?

Please answer question in a minimum of 750 words and integrate at least 3 cited sources (Scholarly/Peer reviewed) according to APA standards. Work is due tomorrow on 10/4/18 at 12:43 hours (12:43pm eastern time zone). No Newspapers, books, or magazines as cited sources.

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