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What Is a Big Sib?

A Big Sib is an upperclass Stanford student who serves as a peer mentor to frosh students to help ensure a successful first year.  Big Sibs share their knowledge of resources on campus that helped in their own frosh transition as well as their knowledge of the community and how to become involved.

Responsibilities of a Big Sib

  • Have at least half of the Big Sibs from your family attend the Big Sib training tentatively scheduled on Week 1 of Fall Quarter in the A3C Couchroom. 
  • Attend and participate in the AASIB Revealing event that follows. 
  • Plan to check in with Lil Sibs at least once a quarter and report out any challenges or issues to the AASIB Coordinator.
  • Get to know your sib fam members.
  • Connect sib fam members with resources.
  • Introduce sib fam members to other members of the community.
  • Support sib fam members in academic and co-curricular activities.
  • Participate in AASIB events.

Interested in Becoming a Big Sib?

Applications to be a Big Sib are available until Monday, September 9, 2019.  Apply with other co-Bigs or as an individual looking to create a family!  If you and your family choose to apply, please note the program changes and keep in mind the time commitment and dedication we ask of you. A training before the We Are Family event during AANSOC AANSOC will be required.  At least one member of your sibfam must be present and attend.  Please answer the questions with as much detail as possible. We will do our best to match the members of your sibfam with Lil Sibs!  

For more information, contact the AASIB Coordinator, Tenzin Wangdak.