PALS: Peer Advising Learning & Success

The PALS program offers supportive peer education for the various academic goals that UM-Dearborn students are working toward. If you're a student striving for academic success, PALS will help you create specific goals and follow an individualized plan to achieve them. Connect with PALS to learn more about effective studying techniques, time management strategies, and other topics to integrate into your plan for success.

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Maya Abdallah - Peer Academic Coach

Hello! My name is Maya and I am a sophomore majoring in Health and Human Services. I am a Peer Academic Coach and I am here to help students meet their goals.

After I graduate, I plan on attending medical school.  I like to play volleyball, try out new cooking recipes, and volunteer in my free time. I am very eager to work with my peers and to provide them with the numerous academic resources that our program has to offer. Reach out to me or another PAL whenever you feel lost, we are here to try to help you navigate through any situation successfully!

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Brooke Bollo - Peer Academic Coach


Hi! My name is Brooke and I am a sophomore majoring in Elementary Education. I am PAL to help students reach their academic goals. After I graduate, I plan on teaching for a couple of years, then I want to go back and get my masters for education. In my free time I love to explore new places and travel. I am very excited to help students with their academic goals and provide them with all the resources they may need. I am eager to help the students succeed. Do not be afraid to reach out to me or another PAL.

All About PALS

PALS Resources for Students BY Students

Check Out the PALS YouTube Playlist:

PALS Workshop: All Things Registration
Summer Registration Info & How-To
PALS Workshop: Time Management
PALS Workshop: Midterms Prep
PALS Workshop: Test Anxiety

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2149 - James C. Renick University Center
4901 Evergreen Road
Dearborn, MI 48128
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