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Parker Sanders

College: Pamplin College of Business
Years as an academic advisor:
Why did you choose to be an academic advisor?
To be a mentor and a guide through higher education
What do you wish students knew about academic advisors?
We are your advocates. We truly want to guide you to your benefit.
What is one of your favorite parts of your role as an advisor?
Talking to students about their hopes, dreams, and fears.
What is one piece of advice you would offer to a brand new advisor?
Own your mistakes and ask questions. Students typically view you as a powerful figure so meet them where they are.