The Cons And Disadvantages Of Being Far From Home

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One of the hardest decisions that you must make while picking colleges will be whether to stay close to home or moving far away. While selecting colleges, make sure that you choose the right one for you, where you will succeed intellectually and socially. No matter what you choose, there will be always be pros and cons to help you make your decision. While in college, the disadvantages of being far from home aren’t so overwhelming when one has planned and prepared, in comparison to the advantages of living closer to home. Both waver between a little good and bad, depending on how the student manages their time, efforts, opportunities, studies, etc. The same goes for advantages of being far from home, in comparison to disadvantages of living …show more content…
Ian Kerr: Some advantages are that I have a better opportunity for better jobs and pay, education is better than colleges back home, lower cost rarely and depending on the college, and the experience of being in a foreign country. The main disadvantage is the uncertainty of graduation plans after graduation, homesickness, and decisions with money are careless.
 Question asked: How is college life socially, financially, academically so close to home? Do you think it would be any different if you were farther away from home?
Diamond Isaac:
Socially: it is dull because unfortunately I was bound to stay at home with my parents instead of having the opportunity to experience the "campus life". When I do have encounters with students from my college, it is only because of group assignments or making sure we are all on the same page pertaining to turning in work. I do not go to their games as much as I would like to, but even then, I am only going to sit by those I knew prior to college, whether we went to school together or close friends I have always

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