Get to know your peer advisors in the Academic Resource Center.

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Rafael Alarcon

Chemistry with Teaching, CST '23

I love ARC because...it allows me to help incoming students find and pursue their passions and welcome them into the Temple family! You'd never know that I...have over fifty plants!

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Olivia Bispham

Undeclared, DUS '25

I love ARC because...they provide so many opportunities to their students. You'd never know that...I have a pet goldfish!

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Nicole Cabrera

Neuroscience, CLA '23

I love ARC because... I get the opportunity to help students explore their academic interests and find their place at Temple with an amazing team! You'd never know that I... love baking cookies!

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Tabitha Cavaliere

Speech, Language & Hearing Science, MA CPH '24

I love ARC because... every member of the staff is genuinely kind-hearted, caring and eager to help! You'd never know that I... stop to pet every dog I see.

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Ajeet Choxi

Health Professions, CPH '23

I love ARC because... it provides so many resources for students who want to find their likes and dislikes and eventually find a suitable career. You'd never know that I... am on a Dance team at Temple University

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Marina Daywalt

Risk Management & Insurance, Fox '24

I love ARC because...it is filled with great people who just want to support everyone around them! You'd never know that...I have two dogs named Bronx and Rocky.

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Sara Barrero Florez

Art (Printmaking), Tyler '25

I love ARC because...I am able to interact with students and talk about their different interests and passions. You'd never know that...I love drying flowers and putting them in vases.

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Guinevere Freeland

Criminal Justice, CLA '24

I love ARC because...they're always happy to help no matter the complexity of someone's needs. You'd never know that...I have a Duolingo streak that's been going for over 500 days and counting!

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Afrah Riaz

Neuroscience, CLA '24

I love ARC because...everyone goes out of their way to make you feel welcome and help you the best that they can! You'd never know that...I have a fear of fish.