Professional photo of Leyda Patino

Scholar's Program Peer Mentor


Major(s) and Minor(s):

Sociology with a minor in Applied Psych

What would you like to share with students about your experience at UCSB?

Don't be afraid to ask for help!

Top tips for fellow students? 

Don't feel guilty about taking care of yourself.

Best advice you've received that has helped you at UCSB.

Make connections! It takes a community to get your degree as a First-gen student!

Why did you choose to be an EOP peer mento?

I want to help spread information about different resources on campus, including ours, and I like introducing others to resources they didn't know about before.