Peer Advisors

New Student Orientation

Colby Adolph   Colby Adolph (Peer Coordinator)
Major: Pre-Pharmacy/Biochemistry/Minor in Spanish
Classification: Senior
Advice for incoming Freshmen: Start working hard from the beginning. It is okay to enjoy the fun things Schreiner has to offer you as a freshman, but do not lose sight of the reason you are here -- to do the very best you can academically. Do not let distractions take away your focus. Have fun and good luck!!
     
Kara Rivas   Kara Rivas  (Peer Coordinator)
Major: Marketing
Classification: Senior
Advice for incoming Freshmen: Don't overwhelm yourself with too much work. Keep everything organized and don't forget to have a social life, too!
     
Avery Gil   Avery Gil (Peer Advisor)
Major: Biology; Pre-Dental
Classification: Senior
Advice for incoming Freshmen: Have fun but stay focused. Schreiner is an amazing university ... give it a chance and it will give you so much in return.
     
Laura Hooge   Laura Hooge
Major: English
Classification: Senior
Advice for incoming Freshmen: Amidst getting all of your assignments done, be sure to take a little time for yourself every now and then.
     
Eloy Rico   Eloy Rico
Major: Graphic Design
Classification: Junior
Advice for incoming Freshmen: Stay on top of the ball and don't procrastinate. Study hard, but still try to have some fun while you're here.
     
Garner Burford   Garner Burford
Classification: Sophomore
Major: History with Teacher Certification
Advice for incoming Freshmen: Don't overload yourself in the first semester.  Give yourself time to adjust to the new freedoms and responsibilities of college.
     
Joey Castiglione   Joey Castiglione
Major: Pre-Med Biology
Classification: Junior
Advice to incoming freshmen: Don't skip class, try to become involved on campus or within the community and, lastly, don't give up. You have the potential to fulfill your dreams.
Wendy Saldivar  

Wendy Saldivar
Major: Education/minor in Spanish
Classification: Senior
Advice for incoming Freshmen: don’t skip class, get involved, and really try hard to have a good GPA from the very beginning!
     
Victoria Ponse   Victoria Ponse
Major: Education
Classification: Sophomore
Advice for incoming Freshmen: Don't be scared to open up to new opportunities. Go out for leadership roles because they will help shape the rest of your college career.
     
Stefaney Baker   Stefaney Baker
Major: Biology
Classification: Senior
Advice for incoming Freshmen: Follow your heart and never give up. You’re an amazing person and you have made it here for a reason. Schreiner is about working hard and having fun, but have good time management and judgment.
     
Javier Garza   Javier Garza
Major: Accounting
Classification: Sophomore
Advice for incoming Freshmen: Come in with an open mind; don't let the fear of college get to you. Keep up with your school work and enjoy the college experience.
     
Joshua Vela   Joshua Vela
Major: Exercise Science
Classification: Senior
Advice for incoming Freshmen: Find the balance between school, work, and having fun. Making good grades is important, but have fun at the same time.
     
Emilee Lockridge   Emilee Lockridge
Major: Elementary Education EC-6
Classification: Junior
Advice for incoming Freshmen: Have fun and enjoy yourself, but always remember the reason you came to college. Also, don't be afraid to ask questions. It's a learning experience.
     
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