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Nanyang Essay

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Nanyang Essay

Post Sun Dec 25, 2011 12:54 pm
Describe a time when you failed at what you set out to do. What insights did you obtain from the experience? Did this experience create a paradigm shift in your definition of failure (400 word limit)
Hi Jon / Precision Essay,
Thanks for the helping us out here on BTG . Could You please advise us on this Nanyang Essay
Describe a time when you failed at what you set out to do. What insights did you obtain from the experience? Did this experience create a paradigm shift in your definition of failure (400 word limit)
Could this be about an incident in which the applicant does a task a wrong way and he upsets the client . Things turn out to be the opposite what he expected .He is chastised .He is obliged to redo things to ameliorate the situation and satisfy the client . In the process he learns lessons.
Would this qualify as a failure or a mistake.
Could you please advise on this essay . I find this difficult because normally anyone would retry things at which they fail

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Post Tue Dec 27, 2011 4:35 am
That story would totally fit!
You did fail. and yet you made amends.
works for me.

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Post Tue Dec 27, 2011 5:40 am
PrecisionEssay wrote:
That story would totally fit!
You did fail. and yet you made amends.
works for me.
Hi Jon Thanks for the Response.I am still confused as to what to write for the change in definition of Failure . Could You please advise as to what should I write for This.
Thanks a lot.

Post Wed Dec 28, 2011 11:14 pm
Sure thing. For example you could say:
Before, I thought failure was doing wrong facing the client.
After, I realized that at some point everybody does wrong, and the important is not to never to wrong but to fix it when you do.

That's only ONE option though, and there are hundreds of valid things you could say (only choose one though). The important thing is to show a CHANGE though.

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