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“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.”
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.”
“It is great to see that students are so eager to learn and listen to what their tutors have to say.”
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?”
Mani began working with the Sanger Learning Center as a preceptor in Fall 2012 in his PLUS-supported genetics course. Now as a senior preceptor, he guides new preceptors in their work with students.
“I came here thinking that I would be the one helping and guiding other students, but I’m thankful at how much and how frequently I’ve actually been the beneficiary of such an experience.”
“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.”