Adriana Sánchez

Graduate Student Mentor


Adriana Sánchez is a first-generation college graduate and doctoral student in the Counseling Psychology emphasis in the Counseling, Clinical, and School Psychology program at UCSB. She was also a transfer student from Moorpark College and a McNair Scholar during her undergraduate work at UCSB. Adriana is committed to mentoring transfer and first-generation college students, and students from underrepresented populations. In her spare time, Adriana enjoys spending time with her family and friends, going to the beach, and getting enough sleep.

Education: A.A., Psychology for Transfer, Moorpark College; B.A., Psychology, Minor: Applied Psychology, UC Santa Barbara; M.A., Counseling Psychology, UC Santa Barbara; Ph.D. in progress, Counseling Psychology, UC Santa Barbara

Advice for New Transfer Students: Develop effective time management skills! This will help you take advantage of the opportunities UCSB has to offer such as participating in undergraduate reserach, attending campus events, and volunteering in the community.