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  • The Pros And Cons Of Travelling Solo

    There is something so exciting about meeting people from all over the world. I highly encourage this, especially in your hostel. People in hostels can generally be trusted because usually people stay in groups. However, once you 're in public be a little more careful withon who you chat with. Often times, I will lie about traveling alone as a safety measure when I am out. People always ask who you 're with and I usually say "I came with friends, they are [insert place close by]." The idea behind this is that people are less likely to target someone who has friends waiting nearby. It 's an easy way to provide yourself with a little more security, and if you end up befriending a stranger,trusting that person revealing that you lied is almost always followed by a laugh. 4. Drink in extreme moderation Drinking on vacation is fun, however, sometimes you have to think about if the…

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  • Different People Same Room Essay

    “Different People, Same Room” Typically, being young means unable to afford a place to live alone. Sometimes the best solution to this dilemma is to get a roommate. Whether it’s a college dorm, lofty apartment, a cramped shared bedroom or anywhere on a college campus, I warn you to be prepared for the absolute worst. Living with a roommate is much harder if you are accustomed to living with your family members and especially when they have a different lifestyle than you. Just a forewarning,…

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  • Rhetorical Analysis Of Target

    We all the known supermarket/retail store, Target. Target is not the most popular but it also really never has a bad image. Target is some ones “back-up” store. Or at least in my experience. This commercial that I will be talking about is a enjoying, entertaining, short, Target ad. First the commercial started out with two teenage girls that seem to not know each other, it is their first time meeting. The setting is taken place in a small college dorm room that has brand new college supplies…

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  • Personal Narrative: My Journey Of A Social Event

    A new journey began for me this past August. As of August, I officially moved into my first college dorm room in order to start the path to my future. By doing so, I have given myself the opportunity to be educated at a higher level than high school, which will allow me to learn all that I need to in order to be successful and eventually work in the career of my dreams. However, this isn’t any college dorm room I moved into. This is one of many college dorm rooms that lie in Lincoln…

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  • Cause And Effect Of College Dormitories

    Once entering college, it is like a completely new world. You receive much more freedom than what was given at home. A substantial change, however, is you have to choose your major, arrange your own schedule, and make an appearance to class on your own. Although, there are some people that attend college to commence their life, there are others that get sidetracked by the parties and drugs. College students that fail to remember what they are going to school for and tend to walk in the wrong…

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  • Personal Narrative Essay: What I Learned From The Fire

    What I Learned From the Fire During finals week, you learn to expect the unexpected, which was proven quite true for me while I was studying for my last, and arguably hardest two tests of my freshman year. I was only days away of sleeping in and binge watching “The Office” without worrying about classes. I could not wait to get out of the dorms and back in my own bed for the summer, but for now I was frantically studying. I was sitting up against the wall on my uncomfortable dorm bed with my…

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  • The Importance Of Teenagers In Pop Culture

    In pop culture, teenagers are often portrayed as rebellious, disobedient, and uncontrollable. This behavior sometimes replicates itself in real life among real teenagers, and many parents try everything in their power to curb such dangerous behavior; grounding, taking away electronics, and long lectures are just a few techniques a parent may use. When none of this works and the safety of teenagers are brought into question, the age-old question rises again: do curfews, both parent given and…

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  • Why I Want To Be A Resident Advisor Essay

    Two main reasons contribute to why I would love to become a Resident Advisor. To help make campus housing fun and safe is the first reason. Students spend majority of their time in college inside the residence halls. I want to be able to show students that he/ or she can do more than just sleep here. RSA and other RA’s provide many fun events to the students and I would love to a part of planning those fun events. In addition, I would like to show students that he or she does not have to party…

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  • My College Experience Analysis

    During this week forty six years ago in 1968, my grandfather was in the same position I am currently in today. He was in his beginning weeks of college at Illinois State University. Everything was new to him; new people, a new school, and a new place where he would live for the next four years. He lived in a dormitory, however the building he was originally supposed to stay in was under construction when it came to the start of the school year. He was temporarily put in a double room that housed…

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  • Hostel Case Study

    The word ‘hostel’ may have been taken from ‘host’ the literal meaning of which is, ‘person who entertains guests’. The term ‘hostel might have been used for an inn because ‘inn’ is the place where persons from anywhere can stay. Later on “hostel” was used strictly for a place where the students reside for the purpose of learning. The Advanced Learner’s Dictionary of Current English defines “hostel” as a building in which board and lodging are provided (with the support of the authorities…

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