Meet Your Peer Advisors & Office Staff

Your Peer Advisors are Junior and Senior level Psychology majors just like you! Since they have taken or are currently taking a lot of psychology courses, they know whatcourses go well together. They are great at helping you plan what courses you need to meet your Psych degree requirements! You can see a Peer Advisor by coming in during our office hours Monday through Thursday 9am to 4pm and Friday 9am to noon.

Leylane 

“I am a junior Psychology major. I plan to go into graduate school for clinical psychology and I want to focus on child psychology. I’m Brazilian and Puerto Rican so if you need advising and translating I am happy to help. I love watching tv and listening to music and helping others. If you need any help, please don’t hesitate to come into advising. I look forward to working with you all!”

Chantia

“Hi everyone, I am Chantia a senior Psychology major student with a track in Clinical Psychology. My goal is to attend Graduate school and pursue a PhD for Clinical Psychology with a focus on clinical health psychology. I am from Jamaica and I enjoy getting to understand different cultures. In my spare time I binge watch Korean tv dramas or spend time with my family. I am very excited about being a peer advisor and I look forward to being of assistance.”

Emily

“My name is Emily Asaro and I am a senior psychology major and criminal justice minor. I plan to study marriage and family counseling in graduate school. I love to write, read (especially about unsolved mysteries) and go to the gym in my spare time. I’m excited to get to know other knights considering degrees in psychology!”

Jaggyr

“My name is Jaggyr and I am a senior psychology student. I am a teaching assistant for History and Systems of Psychology and a research assistant for the Team Performance Lab. After graduation, I hope to continue on to graduate school to pursue a master’s degree in Industrial/Organizational psychology. In the future, I plan to be working for government agencies like the NSA or corporate agencies like GEICO. In my free time I like to watch history documentaries, cook, and go to the gym. I look forward to helping you, Go Knights! ”

Olivia

“My name is Olivia and I am a senior Psychology student with the clinical track. I plan to go to graduate school for Social Work and focus working in the juvenile justice system. In my free time I listen to music, go out with friends, or watch movies. I’m looking forward to helping all of you! ”

 

Office Student Assistants:

Maria

“Hello everyone. My name is Maria Maza and I am a sophomore majoring in Health Sciences. My goal is to go to graduate school to become a physician. I am from Cuba and I love traveling. During my free time I love playing with my puppy Luna and going out with friends. You will see me often at the Information Desk in the Psychology building. If you have any questions don’t hesitate to come up and ask. I am always here to help. Looking forward to seeing you all. Go Knights!”

 

Are you interested in becoming a Peer Advisor? It is a 3 semester commitment starting in Fall. Apply on Handshake (csel.ucf.edu) with your resume and completed Peer Advising Internship App form before the deadline the summer before with your degree audit and updated resume. Be prepared to interview and complete training soon after. UCF Career Services can help you with resume and interview tips!

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