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Do you think it's better to live on campus or off campus during your first year of college?
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I think with all the craziness I was a child concerning about dorm rooms and other crazy stuff happening, I would rather live off campus that is sponsored by the school. It's not that I can't get along with people, but not at the same time you get stuck with the wrong person how many things are going to be stolen, they're going to be inviting their sex partner, or they going to be hopping to somebody else for that, and you got to be dealing with a lot of things. And drama is one of them. So if you really want to live in a dorm, you have that option, your best to find out who do you personally know is going to go to the same College , and is willing to be with you for at least a semester. The problem is trying to live anywhere is expensive that isn't home. If you live off campus and you're not living at home you're going to be paying basic rent. That means utilities may not be included also. and it's going to be twice as expensive, especially if scholarships are not ready for you. So I suggest that you really rank up your GPA now and get out and start participating in activities so that you can be sponsored full tuition. Because I'm telling you now it gets harder as you get older. And if you're in a position like me you may not have a choice. Or else you will have to go to a community college and start there at least. Because that's exactly what I'm doing.
If you can afford it, or like me, got scholarships, I highly recommend it. It's a good experience living on your own and it's the best way to meet other people. When you commute to and from classes, you really don't have the chance to chat or meet people except in class.
Oh, also you can be a resident assistant (RA). I did that my last few years of college: it covers your housing and meal plan so you don't have to pay for it! It's a headache "babysitting" grown folks, but like I said, it covers your housing and meal plan so you can't beat it if you really want to live on campus and can't afford it. Look into that option too if you can.
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If you are going to college the best thing to do is try to Buy a home that will last throughout years.
Ways you could do this as like dorm life is would be to Buy a home but rent out rooms and such.
Have friends move in with you.
That way you can rent it out and have some income from it.
I say home is better
Dont wanna be surrounded by a bunch of idiots lol
However if you wanna experience living alone with a room mate and all that, which i do understand
Then of course on campus lol. Enjoy 😛
We had to live on campus the first two years, mandatory. But it was a great experience, that’s where I met most of my tightest friends who have lasted to this day👍
I live off campus and pay less rent for my flat than my friends who live on campus but only have one room to themselves
Off, I would feel uncomfortable and maybe not even do as good studying, since I'm worried about my surroundings lol
Really whatever the hell you want. You feel so much pressure all around during those times so just what you want and can afford of course
On campus. I met a lot of my closest friends dorming. It forces you to get involved and statistics show that you have a much higher chance of graduating if you live on campus.
It depends on you! I wish I was on campus during undergrad but I hated being at home because it’s dysfunctional. But I saved a lot! If I had to redo it I’d leave... I told my brother to leave he starts this August.
Either way it's easy enough to get into trouble. I do think right out of high school there still needs to be some accountability for first year students.
Definitely on campus, everyone their fist year gets friends or a friend group and you may feel left out your second year.
I lived off in my first year and moved on later,
I still regret it till this day
On campus is much better
Off. It's more private and comfortable, but you gotta have money to live on your own.
I lived on campus, near the auditorium due to the most important exams in the beginning
I lived on campus my first semester in a dorm, and my second semester in a sorority. I definitely recommend it, as it is an easy way to get acquainted with the college lifestyle and to meet new friends. I had a friend who lived off campus, but she is moving on campus our second year as it is easier. Not only does she not have to worry about ride when she's got classes or wants to stay out and party, but she also feels that she missed out on a lot of the little moments that came from living with friends in a dorm.
There is no place like home 🏡
On campus the first year 👍😇
On campus is too mich money
campus is full of dumbass humans.
I think it’d be fun to live on campus
I stay at home because I live near college
On campus they take care of you
The best option is to not attend college
You can make more friends on campus and then once you have your "pack" you can move out with them.
Do not use On campus school housing. You have absolutely no rights like a normal tenant will and it cost more. If your home is too far away look for some cheap apartments off campus it will be cheaper and also you have Tenant rights.
For example in the dorm they can come in there with no notice any time they want. If you're leasing a real apartment they have to give you 48 hour notice.
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