Sam Aziz

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

Courses supported: CS445

Major: Computer Science

Academic Level: Junior

Achievements and Accolades: GPA: 3.924

Post graduation plans: I would love to work on software or video games.

Why did you become a UTA? I thought I would be able to get good experience helping others work on cs and learn some teaching skills.

What is the best advice you would give to a student who may need additional support?Start on projects early and reach out to the TA's if you need help.

What is the best study tip you have for a student taking the course you UTA for? I know it can be boring, but reading the textbook can often help if you're stuck. I know when I was in 445, whenever I would read the textbook, or even skim over it before we covered things in class, it always felt a lot easier to understand to me. Also, 445 is not a super hard class, but it will be a step up from 401 if that was the last class you took.

Why should students come to your UTA office hours? To get help on labs and assignments, or to get help understanding concepts.

What is your favorite thing about the subject you UTA for? I feel like CS445 is a class that really improves your understanding of coding. Before it you know how to do some basic things, but in 445 you get a much better idea of how it all works.

Anything else you would like to add? Very excited to meet everyone at recitation! I'm sure you will all do great. I think CS445 is a class most people end up enjoying.