A woman

Sofie Burton

Academic Advisor

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Sofie was raised in California. She completed her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology with a minor in Family Studies at California State University, Chico. She moved to Las Vegas in 2010 to pursue a Master’s Degree in UNLV’s Counselor Education program. During her Master’s program, she held a Graduate Assistantship position as an Academic Advisor, and realized she wanted to pursue a career in Higher Education. She graduated with her Master's degree in 2012. Sofie has worked in advising at UNLV since 2013. She truly enjoys being here for UNLV students, guiding them to resources that will support them, helping them become aware of their passions, strengths and interests, and contributing to their overall university experience. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her boyfriend, two Cavalier King Charles Spaniels, traveling, going to concerts, cheering for the Pittsburgh Steelers and New York Yankees, watching TV, listening to audio books, taking trips to the spa and nail salon, and learning about relaxation methods and wellness.