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Alexis Medina

Peer Academic Advisor

School of Physical Sciences


Biological Sciences, Chemistry


Riverside, CA


CLAP Learning Assistant (2021-2022)

Undergraduate Researcher in the Sim Lab (2021-Present)

Personal Biography

Why do you love UCI?

I love that there are so many opportunities and resources available at UCI to suit the unique interests of each student, no matter how niche! From professors to my peers, the community at UCI continuously inspires me to challenge myself and pursue my goals. I’m grateful for all of the amazing people from diverse backgrounds that I’ve been able to meet on campus.

How can you be a successful Anteater?

I know from personal experience that it’s easy to fall victim to “imposter syndrome” but have confidence in yourself and keep yourself open to new opportunities! College is a great time to discover new things and learn more about yourself. Don’t be afraid to reach out to others for help. The students, faculty and staff at UCI are incredibly supportive and want you to succeed in whatever it is that you aspire to do.

What is one fun fact about yourself?

I love to bake and I especially like baking different kinds of bread!