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 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.”
“It’s rewarding to see students begin to connect the dots between different topics and subjects, making new material seem less foreign.”
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.”
“I applied to work for the Sanger Center because I enjoy teaching and sharing knowledge with others. … I didn’t expect to learn so much about myself.”
“My most rewarding experiences as a peer academic coach are when I hear how students’ grades have improved because of the work that we have done together.”
Brianna began working as a calculus tutor in fall 2012. Since then, she’s helped countless student reach their academic potential at UT.
“If you understand a subject, why not pass that knowledge on and help others understand it as well?”