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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 two year, Mansi has been a Sanger Learning Center peer academic coach helping students master important study techniques.
“Take advantage of the resources available to you, and don’t be afraid to ask for help when you need it.”
Since joining the Sanger Learning Center tutoring team in fall 2012, Leila has helped countless students master course material in calculus and chemistry.
“The most rewarding part about working at the Sanger Learning Center is knowing you’ve made a difference.”
Working as a tutor, Lorena assists students while honing her communication skills.
“It is exciting when a student becomes more confident in his or her own abilities and is able to grasp concepts more easily.”
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.”
“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.”