Alexia first began working with college students as a resident assistant and peer advisor while completing her B.A. in psychology from St. Edward’s University. Inspired to continue helping students, she then went on to earn an M.A. in professional counseling with an emphasis in student affairs from Texas State University. As a graduate student, Alexia served as an intern in the Career Services office at Texas State University and in the College of Communication at UT. Prior to working at UT, she also gained experience in residence life at Concordia University and worked with students with disabilities at James Bowie High School and the Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired.