Example Essay, Live at Hostel Between Live at Home

609 Words Jan 30th, 2013 3 Pages
It is said that home is sweet. But even then life at home , cannot be compared to the life in a Hostel. At home one has to live as other members of the family live. Elders are always theres to check the activities of youngsters. One cannot even frame one’s own timetable of studies. One has to keep in mind the convenience of others. One has to study while others keep on talking and gossiping. Often one room, one krosen lantern or lamp is used jointly by two or three brothers and sisters. If relative or guest comes in, the whole programme of studies is upset. In fact , at home there is no atmosphere for serious studies. There is constant disturbance due to one reason or the other.
The life in the hostel is different from that of the home.
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Mutual cooperation , sympathy, and love are characteristic of hostel life. It will not be an exaggeration to say that only a hostel is the place where an all-round development of personality is possible.
Hostel provide the best atmosphere for study. If students enjoy the hostel life in different ways, they also work very hard when the times comes for it. Weaker students can always get help from their friends .When a careless and negligent student sees his partner of his neighbor competing for positon, he also tries to follow his example. Hostel life not only develops the spirit of healthy competition, but also teaches the lesson of mutual cooperation.
Hostel life with its so man advantages has some drawbacks also. Students coming for the first time to a hostel, find entirely new atmosphere. The freedom of the hostel leads them astray. They begin to smoke, gamble and at times even to drink. Daily visit to some cinema becomes a routine. They fail to choose good companions. The unlimited freedom proves harmful for such students. Parents send their wards to hostel for study, but there they waste their time in enjoyment and merry-making. As long as they go on receiving money, they care little from where it comes and to where it goes. They waste their precious time and the hard earned money of their parents like water. In later life, they have to repent for this folly.

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