Click on a student’s name or picture to learn more about their experiences with the Sanger Learning Center at The University of Texas at Austin. To view student success stories from other UGS programs, visit the student success page.
For the past four years, Kassandra García has provided front desk support in UGS with a kind smile for everyone she meets.
“Seeing students come out from their appointments with a sense of direction is very rewarding.”
“It is great to see that students are so eager to learn and listen to what their tutors have to say.”
As an outreach assistant, Zavier gives students the tools they need to be academically successful by leading workshops on study strategies and time management.
“When you really view your time as precious and something that should not be wasted, college becomes easier.”
For the past three and a half years, Alexandra has participated in the PLUS program. Now as a senior preceptor, Alexandra helps new preceptors improve their facilitation skills.
“I often find myself learning valuable interpersonal skills and problem-solving abilities from my preceptors.”
Insia became a peer academic coach at the Sanger Learning Center in fall 2011 to help students learn valuable study skills.
“It feels great when the student leaves the program having learned study skills that will help them in their entire career as a student.”
As a peer academic coach, Briana helps student develop and implement important study skills.
“Who knew I’d discover my own set of study tools by helping another to develop their own?”
Mani began working with the Sanger Learning Center as a preceptor in Fall 2012 in his PLUS-supported genetics course. Now as a senior preceptor, he guides new preceptors in their work with students.
“I came here thinking that I would be the one helping and guiding other students, but I’m thankful at how much and how frequently I’ve actually been the beneficiary of such an experience.”