I interviewed my close friend, Sang-Min Kim
-> I interviewed my close friend, Sang-Min Kim, who has a calm, white face with glasses.
I prepared 5 questions beforehand, just to make the process more smooth.
-> I prepared 5 questions beforehand, just to make the interview go well, which means preventing me from murmuring, urgently making up next questions. I also did not want to give him an impression that I didn't prepare anything for the interview.
The interview was conducted inside the graduate school building, and the atmosphere there was very comforting.
-> The interview was conducted inside the graduate school building. The atmosphere there was very comforting. There was a coffee shop inside the building, and it was nearby from where we stood. We could watch people chatting with each other or doing assignments. The coffee smell tickled our noses.
We had few conversations about how things were going.
-> We had few conversations about how things were going. We chatted about how the exam was, what we've done recently, and if wasn't there anything new to our mundane daily lives.
He said he has done some assignments about this, and he experienced hardships.
-> He said he has done some assignments related to adopting the economic theories to the real society we live in, and he experienced some hardships from this. He couldn't find a proper and accurate statics that were needed, and even though he found one, sometimes it turned out to be different from what he have learned.
Some degree of flexibility is needed.
-> Some degree of flexibility to make the interview not too rigid is needed.
The main theme of the interview was 'future and major'.
-> The main theme of the interview was 'future and major'. Through this theme, I planned to deal with some topics like hardships of studying one's major, and preference of getting jobs according to majors.