Peer Consulting is a program where each Life Sciences underclassman participant will be matched with an experienced Life Sciences upperclassman in the same major and/or career path. The upperclassman will act as a guide and offer information about class planning, major questions, volunteer opportunities, research, internships, and career planning. An application is required . Underclassmen participants are referred to as "Consultees," and the experienced upperclassmen are referred to as "Consultants." Consultants will earn 1.0 graded credit hour of LFSCI 190R, Peer Consulting.
The goals of the Life Sciences Peer Consulting program are to:
- Bridge the gap between new students and the resources of the College of Life Sciences
- Create a cooperative, supportive community in the College of Life Sciences for all students
- Provide students across the college with an individualized resource to help them be as successful as possible in achieving their academic and career goals
- Improve the preparation of BYU students for post-graduate programs
To qualify as a Peer Consultant, students must have been in their same Life Science major for at least 3 semesters, be in good academic standing, and submit an application. For more information, please email LSPC@byu.edu.
Fall 2020 application deadline: August 23, 2020 (11:59pm)