Temptations in the Real World
For most college students, the transition from living at home to a freer campus environment and the demands of high school compared to college studies engender enormous stress. Heading off to college provides a number of changes for teenagers, many of whom are leaving home for the first time in their lives. They are also leaving behind friends, romantic interests, family, and familiar places. Whether living on or off campus, many teenagers experience a lack of restraints and controls in an environment that is filled with diverse challenges, temptations, and new experiences. In college you are exposed to the real world that you get a new found freedom that enables you to do things that you weren’t allowed to do living with "mom and dad". The three temptations that I mainly believe college students face are drugs and alcohol, sexual activity, and partying. Everyone knows that drinking is the biggest problem on many college campuses around the nation. Some of the students who drink not only put themselves, but others in all sorts of dangers: accidents, rapes, violent assaults, and even deaths. There has been a significant rise in the binge drinking over the past. Binge drinking is considered five drinks in a row for a male and four for a female. It is done for the intention of getting drunk. Whether it is to get drunk or because everyone's doing it, drinking should never be considered a part of the campus experience. It should be banned from all colleges and especially from the hands of the underage drinkers. The students often easily avoid the rules that many of the universities have because they don't have to party on campus grounds. Many of the alcohol activities now days are taken places outside campus grounds in which the colleges can't do anything. These students who live in their own apartments have the alcohol easily available to them and they share the goods with everyone including the underage students. Another temptation...
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