Name: Regina Capistrano
Program: Bachelor’s in Technology in Accounting
What attracted you to becoming a Peer tutor?
I like helping people. As a peer tutor, I’m able to help other people while at the same time, helping myself.
How has tutoring helped you?
I find that tutoring someone helps me reinforce what I’ve learned already; and at the same time, I am able to improve my studying skills and habits by learning from tutees as well.
If you could give one piece of advice to a BCIT student what would it be?
Prioritize. I guess that’s another word for time management but I find that it’s not quite the same. Prioritizing allows you to reflect on your strengths and weaknesses. If you know that you’re not as confident about a particular chapter or course as the rest of them, you can decide to spend more time on it, compared to those chapters or courses that you are confident about.
What would your dream job be when you leave BCIT?
My dream job would be to work as an accountant with a CPA designation in a private/industry sector.
If you had a free day, how would you spend it?
If I had a free day, I’d spend it anywhere outside, preferably anything to do with nature. If it’s raining (because this is Vancouver), I’d spend it in bed with a book-or five books.