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Sanger Student Leaders

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.

Alexandra Arambula
Biomedical Engineering, Plan II

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.”

Alicia Chopite

As a PLUS peer coordinator, Alicia works with facilitators and professors to promote academic success.

“UT has a surprising number of resources ready and waiting to help you succeed – you just have to utilize them.”

Amy Prince
Public Relations
Business Foundations Certificate

As an outreach assistant and peer academic coach, Amy helps UT students develop strong study habits and time management skills to help them reach their academic goals.

“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.”

Ana Mancera
International Relations and Global Studies
Latin American Studies

Ana works as an office assistant in the Sanger Learning Center. She directs UT students to the resources they need to succeed.

“I find it very rewarding when students come in to the office worried or nervous and leave after their session feeling confident and positive!”

Birjis Mukardamwala
UTeach Certification

As a chemistry tutor, Birjis helps students master difficult concepts and course material.

“Academic success has more to do with personal satisfaction than most people acknowledge.”

Briana Brooks
Business Honors and Accounting

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?”

Briana Criaco

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?”