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Undergraduate Learning Consultant

Melissa Santos

Melissa (she/her) received her BA in Psychology and MA in Sociology in 2021. She was a research assistant and completed her honors thesis in the Markman Lab, investigating how storybook language influences children's motivation. At Stanford, she grew as a teacher in her roles as a teaching assistant in the psychology department, a museum tour guide, co-president of the pre-education organization ignitED, and as an undergraduate Peer Learning Consultant. During her time as a consultant, Melissa loved connecting with students during workshops and study halls and sharing her own experiences overcoming academic challenges. Melissa also helped start the Accountability Partner Program to help students build connections and support each other during the pandemic. She now works as a lab manager in the Department of Psychology at Yale and hopes to pursue a PhD in the near future. As an undergraduate student at Stanford, Melissa was a member of the second cohort of the Peer Learning Consultant Program. She served as Undergraduate Learning Consultant from 2019 to 2021.