The Disadvantages of Living Away from Home

3307 Words May 25th, 2013 14 Pages
The effects of living far from home on HUCFL first year students’ study. 1. What are positive effects of living far from home on HUCFL freshmen students’ study? 2. What are negative effects of living far from home on HUCFL freshmen students’ study? 3. How can we overcome negative effects? I. Introduction:
The topic for my research project is “the effects of living far from home on HUCFL first year students’ study”. I made decision research this topic because of the following reasons. First of all, today most students study at university after graduating from high school. Due to the distance between their hometown and college, a few students live with their family while many others live far from home to study. This issue has
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.One of the advantages indicated by young college students is that they develop independence from their family. I recalled when I first lived away from home, tried living off campus and in an apartment, I had to learn how to cook, clean and for the most part take care of myself. For the first time, I learned how to balance my checkbook and pay my bills. I had acquired personal maturity by being responsible. I met new people from various cultural and personal backgrounds. I found all of this during my first year while living in a dormitory and thereafter living in apartments. Although initially I walked on eggshells and felt a bit of trepidation, my anxieties greatly were reduced as I eased into adulthood. During that first year in college, living on my own felt great.

Another advantage to living on your own is having freedom from your parents. As a teenager, I remember having so many constraints placed upon me. After all, I wasn’t yet an adult and was living in my parents’ household. Living on my own, I was able to wake up when I wanted to or come home at late hours of the evening. I did not have to report to anyone and was able to act according to how I felt. Conflicts were obsolete since I had no one to argue with. Power and control were mine; an advantage of living away from home was gaining complete liberty and freedom.

The final advantage to