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Melissa McPeak

College: College of Science
Years as an academic advisor:
Why did you choose to be an academic advisor?
I enjoy the interaction with students and watching how they change from start to finish.
What do you wish students knew about academic advisors?
I wish that students knew about the "behind the scenes" work we do in our role as an academic advisor. There is a lot of preparation and thought put into the information we share with them.
What is one of your favorite parts of your role as an adviso
r? Seeing students be successful and finding the career they truly desire.
What is one piece of advice you would offer to a brand new advisor?
Be patient!