Center for Student Success

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Current Peer Coaches

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Left to right: Melissa Robledo, Steffi Bortenschlager, Laura Gruninger, Molly Baril,
Jordan Leonard, and Niamh Murphy
Not pictured: Bridget Borrison, Jessica Kulwin, Raquel Meade, Omar Mehdi, and Liz Stephens

Spring 2014 Peer Coaches

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

Molly Baril
Senior
Major: Psychology
Minor: Spanish
Hobby: Yoga
Favorite study tip: Creating a study guide and using guided meditation when feeling stressed.
Bridget Borrison
Senior
2nd semeter coach
Major: Psychology
Minor: Spanish
Hobby: Yoga
Favorite study tip: Start studying for a test a week in advance, and study a little bit each day.
Steffi Bortenschalger
Senior
Major: Behavioral Neuroscience
Hobby: Enjoying time at the beach
Favorite study tip: White paper test: quiz yourself by writing all the info you remember on a blank paper. Then review your notes and see what info you missed.
Laura Gruninger
Senior
Major: Psychology
Hobby: Reading and spending time outside
Favorite study tip: White paper test (see above)!
Jessica Kulwin
Senior
2nd semester coach
Major: Psychology
Hobby: Yoga
Favorite study tip: SQ3R reading method (survey question, read, recite, review).
Jordan Leonard
Senior
Major: Psychology,
Minors: Marketing, Spanish
Hobby: Club soccer
Favorite study tip: Studying with classmates in a study group.
Raquel Meade
Senior
2nd semester coach
Major: Psychology
Minor: Chemistry
Hobby: Filming and producing short films
Favorite study tip: Preparing for a productive study session: find an empty table; have water in reach; put phone away; study for 45 minutes then take a break.
Niamh Murphy
Senior
Major: Psychology
Hobby: Cooking
Favorite study tip: Finding a comfortable, secluded spot to study like an empty classroom.
Melissa Robledo
Junior
Major: Pscyhology
Minors: Spanish, Theology Studies
Hobby: Outdoor activities
Favorite study tip: Color-coding notes to stay organized.


 

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