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Meet UGS Students

Anna Szczekutowicz
Major: Mathematics
Graduation Year: Spring 2019

As an SI leader, Anna helps students understand mathematics better through weekly discussion sections and office hours

"Work hard, no matter how behind you feel compared to others. School is what you make of it so make it the best it can be!"
Eshan Dabak
Major: Plan II; Sanskrit; Economics
Graduation Year: Spring 2018

As a SI leader, Eshan helps students master course material by leading discussion sections

"This job has presented a wide range of wonderful challenges and opportunities to grow as an instructor and role model for the students whom I work with."
Alexandra Adams
Major: Chemical Engineering Honors
Graduation Year: May 2019

As a tutor, Alexandra helps students adjust to college level coursework and reach their academic goals in math and science.

"I love that the Sanger Learning Center promotes 'learning how to learn' more than 'cramming for the exam.'"
Major: Mathematics PhD
Graduation Year: N/A

Taylor has worked as a SI leader for four semesters, helping students learn the beauty of mathematics.

"One of the worst myths is that there is such a thing as a "math person." Everyone is capable of excelling at high-level math, and everyone will find it difficult at times."
Major: Biology Honors
Graduation Year: May 2017

As a tutor and peer academic coach, Talal helps students hone their study habits and achieve their academic goals.

"It took me one year of college to realize that studying harder does not mean pulling overnighters, but rather 'studying smarter.'"
Major: Master in Professional Accounting
Graduation Year: Spring 2018

As a tutor, Michael helps students work through problems and reach their academic goals.

"Next week, he came back for another appointment and told me that he got a 100 on the third exam and wanted to thank me for helping him understand it. It was so meaningful to me because I knew how much he wanted it and how hard he worked for it, so I was so glad to see his hard work rewarded."
Major: Biology

As a PLUS facilitator for Anatomy and Cell Biology, Clark leads study groups for his fellow classmates

"Don't be afraid to seek the help of a tutor or student group like PLUS as early as possible in college."
Major: Mathematics/Plan II
Graduation Year: Spring 2018

Gregory tutors students in in a variety of subjects, including math, physics, and French.

"It is wonderful to see a student gain confidence in a subject in which they had before been struggling."
Major: Biochemistry
Graduation Year: Spring 2017

As a tutor at the Sanger Learning Center, Corinne helps students understand difficult course concepts.

"My advice would not to give up and keep pushing. Things get better in time!"
Major: Nursing
Graduation Year: December 2017

Victoria works as a PLUS peer coordinator, helping facilitators and professors promote academic success.

"I would advise anyone that changes their minds on what they want to study in school or what career they want to strive for that they absolutely can! Life is short, make the most of your time. However, you must be prepared for the extra work that changing paths often takes."

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