Experiential Learning Model Of Reflection Essay

757 Words Jun 29th, 2016 4 Pages
Personal reflective account
I have chosen to use Kolb 's (1931) experiential learning model of reflection to reflect on my personal experience of moving house. I considered this to be the best model to assist me in reflecting on my experience as it allowed me to reflect on what happened, what my experience was, why it happened and what I will do when/if it happened again (McLeod, 2010).
What happened?
I lived with my parents for 20 years, we had always lived in the same house, so I had never experienced the transition of moving before. In May 2014, my partner and I decided to purchase our first home. After consulting our mortgage advisor and viewing a property, we decided to make an offer; on the 31st July our offer was accepted.
What was my experience of it?
Following a successful offer, we were informed that it would be a prompt process. However, on the 26th August we were oblivious of how the process was progressing; I contacted our solicitor who informed us that we had completed the required paperwork and we were awaiting information from the seller’s solicitor. I contacted the estate agent, who informed me that we had a moving date of September 11th. Conversely, our solicitor was unacquainted with this date and informed me that communication with the other solicitor was proving difficult, so this date would not be possible due to information not being exchanged. After this date passed, I contacted the estate agent; we discovered that the seller’s solicitor was on…

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