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.
“It is great to see that students are so eager to learn and listen to what their tutors have to say.”
For the past year, Mark Babin has tutored students in chemistry and physics at the Sanger Center.
“I don’t think that there is anything more satisfying than seeing something click for a student.”
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.”
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 four years, Kassandra García has provided front desk support in UGS with a kind smile for everyone she meets.
“Seeing students come out from their appointments with a sense of direction is very rewarding.”
“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.”