Lauren is a member of the Pre-Health advising team at The A Center. She has a passion for helping students reach their goals by working together to build a plan that incorporates academics, experiences, and values. She has had a wide range of connections across campus and is always thrilled to get students in touch with the right programs or resources. Lauren is a proud first-generation college graduate from UC Santa Barbara (BS in Geological Sciences, Paleobiology emphasis) and the University of Arizona (MA in Higher Education). She absolutely adores exploring Tucson (especially new restaurants), but also loves spending time at home cooking, painting, playing Dungeons and Dragons or her Nintendo Switch, and hanging out with her cat, Indie.