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Lauren

Lauren is a senior at Wright State University, majoring in Psychology with a Clinical Concentration. After graduation, she wants to attend graduate school to study Clinical Mental Health Counseling and Human Sexuality. Lauren has a passion for knowledge and is greatly invested in the success and happiness of others. She loves teaching, interacting with, and guiding her peers so that they can be happy and proud of their accomplishments. Creating an environment on campus that is safe, inclusive, and diverse is one of Lauren’s biggest goals. She is excited to be a Peer Success Coach to be a support for students and provide encouragement, resources, and advice to help them be successful at Wright State.

Get to Know Lauren

What are your hobbies/interests?
When I am not studying or working, I like to watch gaming videos and Disney movies, cook new recipes, and read. My favorite book to reread is Man’s Search for Meaning by Viktor Frankl, and my favorite dish to cook is chicken fajitas.

What languages do you speak?
I only speak English, but learning Spanish is a long-term goal I currently have set for myself!

How would you describe your personality?
I am an introvert and empath through and through. Listening to and supporting others through struggles and challenges are my strong points. I am fairly quiet and prefer small group or one-on-one interactions.

What experience do you have as a mentor?
I have been a peer coach with the Peer Success Program since the Fall 2020 semester. Before becoming a peer coach, I was also a peer mentor with the Office of First-Year Programs. I worked with freshmen Psychology students for two years!

What are you passionate about?
I am passionate about social equality, equal representation, and the fair treatment of others. My passion for psychology and counseling lies within advocating for social justice, working with members of the LGBTQ+ community, and supporting intersectionality.