faculty profile

Kristopher Alvarez

PEER MENTOR
Email: kalvarez@stevens.edu

Class of 2016

Major: Biomedical Engineering 

Extra-Curricular Activities:

  • Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity
  • Track and Field
  • Biomedical Engineering Society
  • Student Faculty Alliance
  • Student-Athlete Advisory Committee
  • Orientation Leader 2012/13
  • Diversity Ambassadors Program

Advice you’d like to share with the Incoming Class: Get involved in as many things as possible without overloading yourself. Join new clubs; meet new people. There is something out there for everyone. Find your passion stick with it. If you love what you’re doing your life will be less stressful. After joining any clubs, sports teams, etc. remember: time management is the key to success!

My Best Study Tip: Instead of cramming the night before any quiz/exam to memorize everything, take the time to understand concepts of what you’re trying to learn. Learn why you’re doing what you’re doing. If you can’t grasp a concept, reach out to your professors. They all have office hours and are more than willing to help you out with any questions you may have.

My Time Management Strategy: I stay extremely organized. My mind can only handle so much information so I write them down, making lists and using any available resources. I use Google Calendar for any meetings I may have, classes, track practice, my fraternity’s events, and work. Another important aspect to time management is prioritizing. I try to complete tasks that will have the biggest toll on me if they don’t get done. Organization and prioritization lead to getting things done efficiently and with ease.

Resources at Stevens I’ve Used: Library, Computer Service Center, Jacobus Student Lounge, Professor’s/Teacher’s Assistant’s Office Hours, Office of Student Life, Financial Aid Office

What I Like Best About Stevens: My favorite thing about Stevens is that every person – faculty, staff, and students – is constantly trying to improve our campus life. I think there’s always room for improvement in all aspects of life and we do a great job at seeking out these opportunities.