Briton Path Academic Coaches

Briton Path Coaches 2019-20

Veren Aben

Hometown: Jos, Nigeria/Grand Rapids, MI

Academic Interest: Philosophy, Political Science, Public Policy

Study Tip from a Fellow Brit!
Keep ahead of deadlines by outlining all due dates at the beginning of the semester on your calendar.

Alondra Alcazar

Hometown: Chicago, IL

Academic Interest: Communication and Psychology Double Major, Spanish Minor, Human Services Concentration

Study Tip from a Fellow Brit!
Schedule ahead and organize your agenda in order to thoroughly study for the subject or complete your presentation/essay.

Paola Amaya

Hometown: Fort Worth, TX

Academic Interest: Communication and English-Professional Writing Double Major, TransAmerican Latino/a Studies Minor

Study Tip from a Fellow Brit!
Don't just write what is on the board; listen to what the professor is telling you. Take notes on that and review them after class.

TaRaya Austin

Hometown: Albion, MI

Academic Interest: Psychology, Wilson Health Institute

Study Tip from a Fellow Brit!
Study in a space that is not your room or you will be distracted.

Alexandra Carducci

Hometown: Ottawa Lake, MI

Academic Interest: Econ and Biology Double Major, Psychology Minor, Gerstacker Concentration

Study Tip from a Fellow Brit!
Study a little bit every day to avoid last minute cramming and stay stress free.

Elizabeth Glenn

Hometown: Canton, MI

Academic Interest: History, English, Second Education Concentration; Ford Inst.

Study Tip from a Fellow Brit!
Study a little bit every day to avoid last minute cramming and stay stress free.

Trevaleyus Harris

Hometown: Chicago, IL

Academic Interest: Communication Studies Major

Study Tip from a Fellow Brit!
Don't cram or study the last minute; Find an environment perfect for you to study in your first semester.

Dejanique Hayes

Hometown: Albion, MI

Academic Interest: Business Major, Religious Studies Minor

Study Tip from a Fellow Brit!
Make flashcards; plan ahead!

Kate Hirzel

Hometown: Rochester Hills/Trenton, MI

Academic Interest: Marketing and Poltical Science

Study Tip from a Fellow Brit!
Study every day for at least 1-2 hours, even when you do not have hw; learn the material by teaching it to your classmates or to your professor.

Courtney Lamrouex

Hometown: Saginaw, MI

Academic Interest: Political Science Major, Anthro/Soc Minor, Public Policy Concentration

Study Tip from a Fellow Brit!
Stay organized! Keeping a detailed calendar of all your classes, homework, and extracurriculars is essential!

Gigi Marzano

Hometown: Houston, Texas

Academic Interest: History, Spanish, and Business

Study Tip from a Fellow Brit!
Pace yourself: spread out your studying.

Bailee McGraw

Hometown: Midland, MI

Academic Interest: Political Science Major

Study Tip from a Fellow Brit!
Two key steps: time management and study breaks!

Shamon Newsome

Hometown: Detroit, MI

Academic Interest: Communication Studies Major; Ethnic Studies and Philosophy Minors

Study Tip from a Fellow Brit!
Notecards are your best friend!

Alexis Robinson

Hometown: Agoura Hills, CA

Academic Interest: Social Studies Major; Mathematics Minor; Secondary Education Concentration

Study Tip from a Fellow Brit!
Create a concept map; it's a great way to see visually how things connect.

Samantha Semerau

Hometown: Shelby Twp, MI

Academic Interest: English Major, History Minor

Study Tip from a Fellow Brit!
Take everything one day at a time! Use the due dates in your syllabus to plan out each day rather than swamp yourself by looking too far ahead.

Irma Sierra

Hometown: Chicago, IL

Academic Interest: Undeclared!

Study Tip from a Fellow Brit!
Always come with an open mind.

Destiny Styles

Hometown: Detroit, MI

Academic Interest: Kinesiology Major

Study Tip from a Fellow Brit!
Find out what works for you; don't wait until the last minute to study.

Adriana Valerio

Hometown: Chicago, IL

Academic Interest: Political Science Major, Communication Minor

Study Tip from a Fellow Brit!
Go to office hours! Make your own study guides!