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.”
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 an outreach assistant at the Sanger Learning Center, Dinusha gives students the tools they need to be successful by leading workshops on academic skills.
“The great thing about presenting to diverse groups is that, together, we build a sense of community where we can learn from one another.”
For the past year, Mark Babin has tutored students in chemistry and physics at the Sanger Center.
“I don’t think that there is anything more satisfying than seeing something click for a student.”
As a senior preceptor for PLUS, Wesley organizes study group activities and trains new preceptors to aid students in historically difficult courses.
“It is truly special to watch someone learn and grow to ultimately achieve something that initially seemed out of reach.”
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’s rewarding to see students begin to connect the dots between different topics and subjects, making new material seem less foreign.”