Describe a time that you had to change your plan/ you changed your mind
Talk about yourself I’m not much of a planner. Usually just wing it be spontaneous This characteristic comes in handy one time when …. I’m a detail-oriented/ organized person. Plan everything out in a detailed way. Having said that, there was one time when things went south went downhill.
When this happened At the time, I was torn between… Was on the fence (about), deciding… What made you change the plan What the new plan was At first, I was fixated on I set my mind on… After an expected event/ consulting – receiving advice with/from parents/ friends I eventually had a change of heart.
How you felt about the change Mixed feelings Ambivalent feelings In retrospect In hindsight I have no regrets I never look back
Part 3 Do old people often change plans? No Conservative Opposed to changes, esp, sudden ones. They plan things in a detailed way. (Example?) Retirement Inheritance
Do young people like to change plans? Depends Some are conservative Some are liberal/ spontaneous Always crave for new experiences Exp: Job hopping
What are the common reasons when people need to change plans? Many Objective reasons Weather/ shortage of funds/ human resources Subjective reasons Have a change of heart
How would you tell your friends when you must change your plan? There’s no easy way to go about this. But honesty is key Apologize and explain the real reason.
Promise to make it up to them later.
What kinds of plans are practical? I’m not much of a planner Not the best person to ask With that being said, Practical plans are plans that are realistic. Not too ambitious Easier to achieve Celebrate small victories Have the momentum to keep pushing forward.
Describe a time that someone didn’t tell you the whole truth about something Talk about yourself Honesty I’m an honest person. I don’t wanna sound pretentious but I’d like to think that I’m a person who values honesty a person with integrity When someone lies to me I am quite offended. And there was one time when…
When this happened Em là sophomore What the situation was + Who you were with Travel/ Shopping/ Study/ Restaurant luôn có seller and buyer
I was on search for… at… (where) Then I was approached by người bán He was trying to sell me on Renting this apartment. He said that … was a steal. And that I should wait no more Shouldn’t ignore this opportunity Shouldn’t sleep on it. He was pretty persuasive Adamant Pushy I almost bought it. I was on the fence about it. Asked around It turned out that I was almost deceived/ tricked by him because The price was just half as much. I was very angry. furious fuming enraged And confronted him about it. Be more careful/ cautious in the future.