Rucha N Markale
Rucha is majoring in psychology with a minor in neuroscience and developmental psychology. She started working with the Psychology Undergraduate Advising Department in September 2018 and is a Peer Advisor. She meets with students to declare majors, plan coursework, and explore engagement opportunities. Her favorite part of being a peer advisor is meeting with students to help them get the most out of their time as undergrads at the U. Apart from meeting with students, Rucha plans events for psych students and helped start the Psych Student Advisory Council to connect undergrads and department leadership. In addition to working in advising, Rucha works as a research assistant for labs in the psychiatry department and psychology department at the U. She also has experience volunteering in hospitals. She is planning to apply to medical school after graduation.