Interview with Counselor Mr. Thomas White

Mr. White is the new counselor of GPA. Since he is the new counselor, we have no idea about him so I had an interview with him in first period.

  • What is the motivation that you came to GPA?
    • I want to come to new country every few years. It forces me to learn new things.
  • So is that the reason that you come to Korea?
    • Yes.
  • What do you want to do at GPA?
    • I would like to give the students their best plans for after high school.
  • Is this your goals for this semester too?
    • Overall, yes.
  • What is your teaching, more like counseling for you, philosophy?
    • It is to help people learn and think for themselves.
  • What’s your favorite thing about Korea?
    • They have their own alphabet and language.
    • Also, Korean people have pride in their own country.
  • What do you mean? Have a pride in their own country?
    • For example, if you go downtown in China or Arabic country, all the posters of brand you see is all Americans. However, in Korea, if you go downtown, all the posters of brand you see is usually all Korean. So I thought that Korean people have a pride in their own country.
  • Do you speak Korean? Or another language?
    • I can’t speak Korean, just English. I can just introduce myself in some other languages.
  • What are your hobbies?
    • My hobby is sailing boats.
  • What is your favorite TV show?
    • My favorite TV show is Seinfield.
  • What is your favorite movie?
    • My favorite movie is The Bourne Identity.