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Andrea Kraus-Lozano

Student Success Coach for: Muir College (all cohorts)

Hometown: San Antonio, Texas

What I wish I had known when I was in college: I had a tough time transitioning to college due to feelings of homesickness and trouble making new friends. I wish I would have known that many college students experience this and that it’s okay to reach out for help. I think if I had reached out to the resources on campus or had a mentor to confide in, I would have had some extra support that would have made my transition to college much easier. Making connections on campus and building a support system is so important!

What does being first-generation mean to me? Being first-generation means that your actions have great impact. Going to college not only has a positive impact on your life, but impacts your family and community. Your achievements will help inspire and push others (siblings, parents, friends, co-workers, and others in your community) to pursue college. Being first-gen is something to be proud of and celebrated!

Top goals for the year:

  1. Be a guide, resource, and encourager for my Success Coaching students so that they feel supported and comfortable during their time at UCSD.
  2. Keep up with my passion for art by painting something new every week.
  3. Travel and explore new places!

Strengths Finder Top 5: Achiever, Input, Learner, Analytical, and Focus

Personal Gender Pronouns: She, Her, Hers

Bachelor of Arts in Art, minor in English
Texas State University

Master of Education, Educational Leadership and Policy Studies,
concentration in Higher Education Administration

The University of Texas at San Antonio


Andrea's office location: 

  • John Muir College, Humanities Social Sciences, Room 2072

Andrea's drop in hours:

  • Mondays 2 p.m. - 4 p.m. 
  • Tuesdays 2 p.m. - 4 p.m. 

Clients, schedule an appointment with Andrea:

If the appointment calendar on this page doesn't work for youm go directly to Andrea's appointment scheduling page.

Andrea Kraus-Lozano