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Alison Herr

Senior Success Coach for: 

  • Marshall College, Fall 2018 & 2019 Cohorts
  • Muir College, Fall 2016 & 2017 Cohorts

Hometown: San Diego, California

What I wish I had known when I was in college: I wish I had known that asking for help wasn't a sign of weakness. I was hesitant to reach out for help because I had always been able to handle school, sports, and my own well-being in high school, and it caused me to take longer to graduate than I should have.

What does being first-generation mean to me? To me, being a first-generation college student means that you are paving the way for not only yourself, but others in the community. This ability to be a pioneer is an amazing strength. #FirstGenSupporterUCSD

Top goals for the year: My professional goal this year is to bring the Strengths mindset to UC San Diego by helping facilitate workshops and develop SMART Goals with students and staff across campus.

Strengths Finder Top 5: Maximize, Individualization, Input, Learner, and Arranger

Personal Gender Pronouns: She, Her, Hers

Bachelor of Arts, Political Science; Teaching Credential
University of San Diego

Master of Arts, Postsecondary Educational Leadership with a Specialization in Student Affairs
San Diego State University

Alison's office location:
214 University Center

Alison's drop-in hours:

  • Wednesday 2pm - 4pm

  • Thursday 10am - 12am

Schedule an appointment with Alison:

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Alison Herr