Julianne Kruse

  • Undergraduate Teaching Assistant
  • Pronouns: she, her, hers

Courses supported: CMPINF-0010

Major: Computer Science

Academic Level: First-Year

Activities and Clubs: WiCS, Fresa and Quo Vadis

Why did you become a UTA? I love to help others, and wanted to not only teach other students, but gain my own knowledge from the experience!

What is the best advice you would give to a student who may need additional support? Don't be afriad to ask for help! It may seem intimidating, but no one will turn you down, and it will only make your work easier. 

What is the best study tip you have for a student taking the course you UTA for? For CMPINF-0010, the best thing to do when trying to learn Python is to just try things. Don't be afraid to just type some code and experiment with it. There are so many resources online you can use, but the best learning will come from your own practice and trial and error.

Why should students come to your UTA office hours? Getting extra help can do wonders for your projects, and maybe help you see a problem with different eyes. I'm always ready to help, and office hours can make those intimidating parts of coding seem much more manageable.  

What is your favorite thing about the subject you UTA for? For CMPINF-0010, an introduction to Python and the world of computing is so cool because there is so many opportunities and projects you can now complete using the knowledge from this class. It's a good base that you can then use in many situations even outside of computer science.