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.
While assisting many students as an academic tutor in the Sanger Learning Center, Bryan found he has also grown as a student.
“One can expect to get a deeper understanding from the courses while tutoring students, but I don’t think we expect such personal growth as tutors.”
As an outreach assistant at the Sanger Learning Center, Dinusha gives students the tools they need to be successful by leading workshops on academic skills.
“The great thing about presenting to diverse groups is that, together, we build a sense of community where we can learn from one another.”
As a PLUS Peer Coordinator, Fin helps new facilitators lead effective study groups.
“When everyone started contributing their ideas, the intimidating problems no longer looked frightening. It made us realize how strong we could be as a group.”
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 student associate with the Sanger Learning Center, Jacquelynn connects students with the variety of academic resources available on campus.
“College can be hard but UT has a lot of resources to make it a little easier.”
As an experienced senior preceptor for PLUS, Jared guides preceptors and facilitates learning experiences in study groups.
“I found so much benefit and use out of being a preceptor that I wanted to give back what I received by becoming a senior preceptor.”
“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.”