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Neha Sagarad

Neuroscience and Psychology

Biography

Hometown:

Brentwood, TN

What are you most looking forward to about being a Peer Mentor?

I am most looking forward to helping incoming Vols transition into what could be the best four years of their life.

What is your advice for First-Year Students?

There will be a time in your college career where you want to quit because there is too much pressure. All I can say is don't. We've all been there, and we've all dealt with the hardships. You are intelligent, capable young adults. Don't feel discouraged if you have a bad semester. Push through. You are resilient students. After all, you're here for a reason.

What is your favorite annual event on campus and why?

Volapalooza

Describe the color orange: 

The best way I can describe the color orange is its vibrant, lively, and powerful... just like UT. 

Where would you spend your last five dollars on the strip?

Victor's Taco Shop

Best dining location on campus?

Stokley

Would you rather take a picture with live smokey or the costumed smokey mascot?

Live Smokey

Pro tip for surviving your first year at UT?

Figure out how dining dollars and meals work at UT because you could save a ton of money!

What notable alum would you want to be your Peer Mentor?

Pat Summit

If you had unlimited dining dollars, where would you spend them?

Chick-fil-A

What is your favorite place on campus?

Mossman

Would you rather...Hike the hill to class or  Go to the AG campus for class?

Hike the hill to go to class

Describe being a Peer Mentor in 5 words or less:

We give light to others