Week 8 of the Know Your First Year Connections Peer Mentor spotlight is here! Today’s post features Huy Tran, a first year Peer Mentor from the HMC Campus! He is going to shed some light on the things he loves most about being a Peer Mentor!
- What program are you in?
Business Administration – Marketing Co-op
- What is the best part about being a Peer Mentor?
At the end of the day, the best part about being a Peer Mentor is the opportunity to create impactful connections with students, improving personal development, while getting to know how it’s like to work in a professional and organizational environment.
- Give us a fun fact about you!
I love Ellen DeGeneres. I adore her sense of humour and generosity. I have great passion in photography and visual arts. Have a look at my work at www.framesoftheeyes.com!
- Why did you decide to become a Peer Mentor?
I decided to become a Peer Mentor by the ability to work & study at the same time & environment. The opportunities of getting the best out of your college environment, and chances to improve your personal skills, meeting and fostering new partnerships.
- What was your first year like?
My first year was filled with surprises, excitements, pride, and laughter.
- What advice would you give to your first year self?
It’s not about getting the opportunity; it’s about being there behind that door when it decides to knock on. Because not every opportunity will be suitable for you, but you’ll never know if you’re missing out all of the chances. So be there, be present.