Meet our Undergraduate Peer Writing Mentors

Rachael A.

Hello! My name is Rachael and I am a second year in Sixth College. I am majoring in Cognitive Science with a Specialization in Machine Learning, and minoring in Computer Science. I love watching documentaries and reading books, especially historical fiction. I also love gaining new perspectives on various topics by reading and discussing student work!

 

Jorge A.

Hello, I’m Jorge! I’m a Warren College student majoring in Literatures in English with a minor in Education Studies. I’m pursuing a career in public education and I’d like to teach high school English after graduation. (*Comfortable tutoring in Spanish.)

Victoria B.

Hello all! My name is Victoria and I’m a Linguistics major/Education Studies minor from Muir College. Some facts about me: I am a huge fan of peanut butter, I play guitar but would love to learn mandolin, and my dream is to go to Ireland one day. I’m looking forward to working as a mentor again this year and am available for help with all stages of the writing process. So, yeah, come visit! (*Comfortable tutoring in Spanish.)

Mithu C.

Hi! I’m Sharmistha, and I’m a third year Econ major with a minor in Law and Society from Sixth College. I love discussing literature and writing, and I’m especially excited to work with other students. In my spare time, I like running, going to concerts, and eating a lot. (*Comfortable tutoring in Bengali.)

Shine C. 

I’m a third year from Thurgood Marshall College and I study political science and particularly international relations. Though I love the social sciences, I’m not afraid of numbers. If you’re looking to work on anything science-related/technical, let’s dive in.

Sam D.

Hi there! I am a Literature/Cultural Studies major, CGS minor, and I am proud to be part of the Writing Hub team. I am a transfer student to Thurgood Marshal college and, because I love writing so much, I enjoy helping others better themselves as writers and find confidence in their writing ability.

Kieran D.

Hey there! I’m a third year Political Science major from Marshall College. I am well versed in the DOC methodology and have extensive experience writing poli sci papers but am willing and able to assist with all types of writing. I am here to help with all stages of writing from brainstorming to polishing up a final draft. I love writing and look forward to working with you!

Alyanna F.

Hi! I’m a third-year Management Science major from Sixth College. I’m currently planning on minoring in Accounting and Business. I love to help others so please feel comfortable asking for help with anything!

Megan F. 

Hi! My name is Megan; I’m a third year Revelle student and a Literature/Writing major. I love reading and writing, and am really excited to work with the Writing Hub to help students learn to be more effective writers.

Rohan G. 

Hi, my name is Rohan Garg! I’m currently a sophomore in Marshall college studying Political Science, with an emphasis in International Relations, and pursuing a minor in economics. I have loved writing for a long time, and now I’m excited to help other people write as well! I’m a huge nerd for politics and current events! (*Comfortable tutoring in Hindi.)

Varun G. 

Hello! I am a second-year student from Warren majoring in management science and bioengineering. I enjoy both technical and creative forms of writing and can help with any type of assignment. I love listening to others’ ideas and helping them craft it into a piece that they can really be proud of. In my free time, I love reading world literature, and my favorite book is The Count of Monte Cristo. (*Comfortable tutoring in Hindi.)

Alicia H.

Hello! I’m a human biology major in ERC who loves food and books. In my spare time I enjoy reading, drinking tea, and watching space documentaries.

Caitlin H.

Hello! I’m Caitlin, a fourth year computer science major from Warren College. I love to learn about myself and about the world through writing, and I look forward to being a part of that process with you. Swing by for help with brainstorming, structure and organization, style, or even just to chat.

Nicole H.

Hello! I am a second year student from Sixth College majoring in Human Development. After UCSD, I plan on obtaining my M. Ed. in order to work within low-income elementary schools. I’m excited to work in the Writing Hub to combine my passion for writing and pedagogy to benefit others. I look forward to working with you!

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Tia I.

Howdy! I’m a 4th year ERC student majoring in communication and minoring in business. I love journalism, television, and memes. I’m happy to talk to you at any step of the writing process, from brainstorming topic ideas to putting the finishing touches on a paper. I especially like working with personal statements, cover letters, and literary analysis.

Crystal I. 

Hello, I am a fourth year International Business major and minoring in Healthcare Social Issues. I am a Sixth college student who is familiar with the CAT writing series and Sixth upper division classes. I am happy to help with any of your writing needs!

Lauryn J.

Hi y’all! I’m Lauryn and I’m a third year Sixth College student. I am studying Political Science with a specialization in Public Law and also minoring in Education Studies with hopes of becoming a high school teacher. I love working on brainstorming, outlining, thesis formation, structure and organization, topic sentences, and mechanics.

Shazzy K. 

I’m a fourth-year Sixth College student majoring in History and double minoring in Writing and Law and Society. I look forward to chatting with you about your projects!

Justin K. 

Hi! I’m Justin, and I’m a third year Political Science major with an emphasis in Public Law from Thurgood Marshall College. My specialties are the DOC series, Political Science courses, brainstorming, formulating arguments, and organization. Regardless of your major, the skill of effective communication through writing is an essential one. I look forward to working with you on honing that skill!

Rachel K. 

Hello! My name is Rachel Kragel and I am from Warren college. My major is political science, and I aim to eventually go into law. I am also pursuing minors in management science and environmental studies. I have always loved to write, and am willing to help with any writing issues you may have!

Amy L. 

Hey! I’m a third year Thurgood Marshall student with a major in History and a minor in Spanish Literature. I enjoy writing of all sorts, as well as helping others with every stage of the writing process (especially the compiling-and-developing-your-thoughts stage!) I also especially enjoy talking about organization, argumentation, and clarity, but please feel free to book an appointment to talk about any issues or questions you may have.

Katie L.

Hi! I’m Katie, and I’m a second year public health major from Warren College. I’m also a member of the UCSD sailing team and a DJ at KSDT. I love working on creative writing and persuasive essays, but I’d be happy to help you work on any form of writing and develop your skills as both a writer and a thinker.

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Goutham M. 

My name is Goutham (kind of like Gotham City). I’m currently a third year Aerospace Engineering student with a Writing minor. I’m from Warren College and have taken the Warren Scholars Seminar writing course.

Samirah M.

Hi everyone! My name is Samirah (Sam-ee-rah) and I’m a third year Linguistics major from Muir with a specialization in Speech and Hearing Sciences. Writing and language are super important to me, and I hope I can help you out with any assignments you need, including MCWP courses! I also have experience working with second language learners of English. Looking forward to working with you!

Jaden M. 

Hi, everyone! My name is Jaden, I’m a Junior in ERC majoring in Literature and minoring in Theatre. My hobbies include belting showtunes, binging anime and manga, and writing screenplays. Both academic and creative writing are my passion, and I am ready to help with any stage of the process, from being your sounding-board in brainstorming to polishing up final drafts. I love working with people, and I believe anyone has the potential to produce great work. That being said, I look forward to working with you!

Felipe M. 

Hello! My name is Felipe, I’m a second-year Sixth College student. I have taken all three Sixth college writing courses (Culture Art Technology 1,2, and 3) and enjoyed every single one of them partly because of its acronym, C.A.T! Currently, I am a Communications major and in the process of declaring a double major with Linguistics–Speech and Language Science. I love the writing process and would enjoy navigating it with you, so feel free to ask for help. (*Comfortable tutoring in Spanish.)

Collette M. 

Hi everyone! I’m an International Business & Political Science double-major from Eleanor Roosevelt College, and I’ve been tutoring at the Hub for over a year now. Writing has always been a skill of mine, and I love to help people through their own creative processes. Along with tutoring I also love to swim and find new music. Feel free to come by with a draft of your work, or just to brainstorm!

Caitlin M. 

Hi! I’m a second-year student from Warren college. I’m currently undeclared, but plan to major in biology with a possible music minor. I look forward to working with writers at all stages of the writing process, so feel free to ask any questions!

Neeja P.

Hi everyone! I am a third year Revelle College student majoring in Biology and minoring in Humanities. Some of my favorite activities include reading, attending concerts, and trying new foods. Whether you’d like to stop by the WC to work on an essay, brainstorm ideas or simply chat, I’m happy to help!

Rudy R. 

Hey! I’m a third-year transfer student from ERC, and I’m majoring in History with the intent of attending law school. In my free time, I enjoy playing soccer, chess, reading, and free writing. I’m well-versed in all forms of writing with argumentative writing being my favorite. My main goal with writing is to assist students in finding their voice and expressing it in a cogent way. (*Comfortable tutoring in Spanish.)

Alisa R. 

Hi! I’m a second year Warren College student pursuing a Math/CS degree. My specialties include the Warren College Writing Program, analysis, brainstorming, and outlining, and I really enjoy discussing literature but I’m more than happy to help with all kinds of writing. I’m a member of Phi Sigma Rho and ASL club, and in my free time, I like to listen to musicals and drink peach black tea. I’m looking forward to thinking through writing with you!

Nick R. 

I’m a 4th year Thurgood Marshall College student majoring in Lit/Writing with an Education Studies Minor. The majority of my experience is in literaturary analysis, creative writing, rhetoric, argumentation and history, but I have significant experience writing and reading in additional subjects, including art, music, sociology, education and political science.

Sage S. 

I’m a senior in Warren College majoring in International Studies – Linguisitcs, but I’m interested in a wide variety of topics and would be happy to work with any department or college writing assignments! In my spare time I enjoy creative writing, tabletop roleplaying games and hiking.

Kyle Sk.

I am a fourth year Literature/Writing Major in Muir College planning on attending film school to become a screenwriter. I enjoy writing both fiction and nonfiction and definitely see the value in argumentative writing. I’m very familiar with MCWP 40 and 50 and MLA. I’d love to help anyone out at any stage of the writing process regardless of genre, so feel free to ask!

Erin S.

Hello! I’m Erin, a second year bioengineering student from Muir College.

 

Kyle Su.

Hello! My name is Kyle, and I’m a second year Thurgood Marshall student majoring in Math/Econ while minoring in Business. I enjoy the challenge of helping other people succeed, and I hope to do the same in the Writing Hub. In my free time, I like listening to Chance and Frank Ocean, playing basketball, and watching Parks and Recreation.

Wilson T.

Hey! I’m Wilson and I’m a fourth year from Marshall College double majoring in Physiology & Neuroscience and Psychology, with a minor in Global Health. My hobbies include watching basketball because I’m unfortunately terrible at playing it, and listening to pop aka the best type of music. I’m a pretty laid back person, so don’t be afraid to approach me to talk about writing or whatever’s on your mind!

Aaron T. 

Hey there! My name is Aaron and I’m currently a sophomore in Muir college. I am currently working towards a degree in molecular biology, but I’m also minoring in psychology as well. I hope to pursue a career in either biomedical research or medicine. In my free time, I enjoy everything sports related, so if I’m not inside watching Chargers and Padres games on T.V., then you will most likely find me outside playing basketball or tennis with my friends and family. Feel free to stop by and have a conversation with me about anything, whether it be baseball, genetics, or rhetorical analysis!

Jaz T.

I’m a fourth-year linguistics major from ERC, and I’m also the Editor-in-Chief of The Triton, UCSD’s independent newspaper. I’ve written a ton of essays, as well as news, opinion articles, satire, poetry, theater scripts, and technical descriptions of the mechanics of voice. I’m happy to help with all sorts of writing.

Kevin V.

Hello, my name is Kevin and I am a third-year undergraduate student in Muir College. My major is Applied Mathematics and I hope to possibly minor in Physics.

Jocelyn W.

I’m a second-year Computer Science student from Warren College.

 

Willie W.

I am a senior from John Muir College majoring in International Business and minoring in Economics. I am beginning my third year as a writing tutor this Fall and am excited to continue building relationships with students. I enjoy the essay development process and discussing prompts and thesis statements. On campus, I am involved with Greek Life and Cornerstone Community Consultants. Come in and let’s discuss your writing!

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Pravin W.

I am a 4th year Warren College literature/writing and comparative politics double major with a minor in theatre. I have loved writing poetry and fiction since I was young, but I also really appreciate the value of argumentative writing as well. San Diego native, Charger fan, and a lover of hip-hop.

Sophia Y. 

I am a sophomore in Warren College majoring in Management Science and minoring in Accounting. I love working with students at all stages of the writing process. I have experience with Warren writing and political science classes, but am happy to work with anything you bring in, including personal statements, resumes, cover letters, etc. Excited to meet you!!

Pamela Y.

Hey! I’m a third year Muir student majoring in Physiology and Neuroscience. When I’m not tutoring, you can spot me walking to class with a coffee in my hand or performing with my dance team 4N01. I enjoy being able to help students evaluate their writing, and in the same process, I am able to grow as a tutor and learn from you all too. Looking forward to provide you with guidance and support! (*Comfortable tutoring in Tagalog.)

Chris Y. 

Hey, I’m a fourth year electrical engineering student from Revelle college. I like working with everything from lab reports/science writing to literary analysis to med school applications. With a librarian for an uncle I grew up reading a lot, so it’s fun to be able to get away from engineering and delve into some writing. Look forward to working with you!

Beverly Y.

Hello! I’m a fourth-year from Warren College with a double major in Bioengineering (Biotechnology) and Economics.

Edie Z.

Heya, it’s Edie! I’m a fourth year in Thurgood Marshall majoring in Biochemistry and Cell Biology. When I’m not cooped up in the library cramming for some class or other, I like to spend my time outdoors, preferably where it’s cold and stormy. Feel free to bring anything you’re wrestling with over!

Sherry Z.

Hey everyone! My name is Sherry and I’m a second year from Warren college. I’m majoring in Molecular Biology and Music and minoring in Cognitive Science. I have experience with the WARR 11 and MUS 120 series, but am happy to help with any class. As a writer, I am especially interested in researching and writing history papers.