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.
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 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.”
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?”
“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?”
Logan Bishop tutors students in chemistry and calculus at the Sanger Learning Center.
“The act of guiding someone through the twist and turns of a difficult subject has proven to be a powerful confidence builder.”
“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.”