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Mariah Hoeger

Mariah Hoeger

  • Peer Mentor
Majors: Biology, Environmental Science, Secondary Science Education
Hometown: Dyersville, IA
Graduating: Spring 2024

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Career GoalMariah is a senior from Dyersville, IA studying Biology, Environmental Science, and Secondary Education. After graduation, Mariah will be working as a science educator with hopes to introduce students to high levels of scientific thinking and learning at earlier ages. After a few years of teaching, she plans to go get her master's in science education or Educational Administration. 
I chose to become a peer mentor because...She chose to be a peer mentor because she understands the struggles of first year students, and the difficulties of finding where you belong. She loves building connections within the BEST community and is why she loves being a peer mentor. 
Campus InvolvementDuring her college career, Mariah has been involved with LIVEGREEN, WISE, Learning Assistant for MICRO 310, BEST Peer Mentors, Larch Hall Council, in addition to working on campus at the Memorial Union, and off campus at Dunkin and The Cafe. She also did a summer service term with GreenIowa AmeriCorps. She plans to do her student teaching abroad in the spring!
Students can ask me about...Mariah would love to get to know you more! She would love to talk about anything but is particularly knowledgeable about working during the school year, getting college credit for internships, double (or triple) majoring (or answering any degree plan questions), working as a lab assistant, understanding your meal plan, or getting to know the city of Ames and Iowa State. Feel free to reach out by email!! Mariah is excited to meet all the new BEST-ies!!!