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Meet the Peer Coaches

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Left to right: Kristin, Danielle, Emily B., Juliana, Ashley
Not pictured: Ben (graduate student), Emily D. (graduate student), Brooke, Gianna, Jillian (graduate student)

Spring 2015 Peer Coaches

Read below to learn more about our current peer coaches (and their favorite study tip!)

Ashley
Junior
Major: Psychology
Minor: Education
Hobby: Yoga
Favorite study tip: Divide out the readings over a period of time to make the overall work seem less demanding.
Brooke
Senior
2nd semester coach
Major: History
Minor: Classical Studies
Hobby: Trying new restaurants around San Diego
Favorite study tip: Breaking large reading assignments up into chunks of 10-15 pages per day.

Danielle
Senior
2nd semester coach

Major: Psychology
Minor: Sociology
Hobby: Fishing
Favorite study tip: Use a planner. Getting organized can help decrease stress and reduce fear of forgetting a due date.

Emily
Sophomore
Intended Major: Business
Hobby: Swimming and watching basketball!
Favorite study tip: Making notecards and outlines.
Gianna
Senior
2nd semester coach
Major: Psychology
Minor: Sociology
Hobby: Running and cooking
Favorite study tip: Go over concepts a day after you learn them, making note of what you don't quite understand, so that when it comes to studying you already know what you are challenge on and where you need to spend more time.

Juliana
Senior
2nd semester coach

Majors: Psychology, Spanish
Hobby: Acro yoga
Favorite study tip: Work ahead!
Kristin
Senior
Major: Psychology
Hobby: Hiking, running, and reading
Favorite study tip: For me, the best and most efficient method of studying is to create a study guide after every chapter of textbook reading and then create flashcards for the definitions!

Do you want to be a peer coach? Visit the "Become a Peer Coach" link in the left-hand navigation, or contact the Center for Student Success for more information:

University Center, Room 114
Phone: (619) 260-5995
Email: css@sandiego.edu