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.
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.”
As a tutor, Taylor helps students grasp difficult concepts in their biology courses.
“I love the students’ moment of clarity when they understand the material.”
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.”
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.”
Working as a tutor, Lorena assists students while honing her communication skills.
“It is exciting when a student becomes more confident in his or her own abilities and is able to grasp concepts more easily.”
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.”