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.
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?”
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?”
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.”
“I’m learning as much as the students are! Especially with biology, when you’re teaching someone a concept, you always end up with a better understanding of it yourself. “
“Our main goal is to provide students with a stress-free environment in which to better learn the material, but if students are actively enjoying the environment which we create, what more can we ask for?”