Home vs. Alone Lfe

Good Essays
The college years are a time of growing independence for every college student. Freshman’s have to make decisions that will change the person they are now and mold them to be the person that they will become after college. During college, students learn to manage their time and practice different methods that make their lives easier. They realize that their decisions can make them suffer because of limitations. This is why some college students have a difficult time deciding whether they want to stay at home with parents or alone. Most students choose to move out so that they can develop their independence and responsibility by being alone in an apartment. Other students select to stay home because the cost of living at home is less expensive for them than the cost of staying alone renting an apartment. Therefore it may seem like staying alone in an apartment has more benefits at first, but in the long run, living at home can have more advantages.
The most common reason for students choosing to stay at home is that the cost of living in an apartment is too expensive to handle for someone who has a job that cannot cover the rent. Staying at home gives the student a better opportunity to save more money because a student that stays at home during college has less financial responsibilities. The most major responsibility students in apartments deal with is rent when conversely students that stay at home do not have to pay rent unless their parents ask for it. Even if the students’ parents ask for rent, there is a high chance that the amount that the parents ask for is cheaper than what the student would spend renting their own apartment. Not having to pay a high amount for rent can take a burden off of the student because some students that live alone in an apartment struggle to pay rent. Some students that choose stay in the apartments may first have to pay an expensive security deposit to acquire the apartment. After paying for the security deposit, rent, and

You May Also Find These Documents Helpful

  • Good Essays

    Home Alone

    • 881 Words
    • 4 Pages

    every aspect of their children's lives and my parents were allowing more autonomy. Since they had raised me to be honest and responsible, they felt that I could make correct decisions. As a result, they trusted me to stay home while they spent a weekend away from home to celebrate their anniversary. My first reaction to this decision was excitement since I could do anything I wanted—within reason—while they were away. However, as the weight of the announcement sunk in, I began to feel…

    • 881 Words
    • 4 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Good Essays

    Alone at Home

    • 1237 Words
    • 5 Pages

    asleep, but when I went to the kitchen I saw that my breakfast was on the table, and also a brief note from my mother. My mother informed me that I have to stay at home alone, as she needed to help her sister to organise a wedding party. My mother left $300 for me. This took me with surprise at is was the first time that I stayed at home alone. Whilst eating my breakfast, I convinced myself that everything will be alright and I also thought about all the household chores I need to do in the absence of…

    • 1237 Words
    • 5 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Good Essays

    Home Alone

    • 1271 Words
    • 6 Pages

    Home Alone One day the McCallister family prepares to spend Christmas in Paris, and gathers up at a friend’s house in Chicago the night before their flight. The burglar’s Marvin pretends to be an officer and come and check on the family because it was the house he wanted to burgers. Marvin and his friend had been breaking in some of the houses on the McCallister’s block and they wanted their house next. He try to get information from the family to see if they are really going out of town so he…

    • 1271 Words
    • 6 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Better Essays

    Home alone

    • 931 Words
    • 3 Pages

    front of my own eyes... It was a day like all others. School was as boring as ever. Mara and Vicky teased me mercilessly and I had obtained yet another F in Maths. However, when I got home, I found a note saying that my mum was out and that Dad was to arrive from work soon. I was home alone. I was not home alone very often and so the idea was thrilling. Should I make myself a huge, dripping peanut butter and jelly sandwich or should I prank call Vicky and Mara? I was lost in my thoughts when I heard…

    • 931 Words
    • 3 Pages
    Better Essays
  • Good Essays

    home alone

    • 363 Words
    • 2 Pages

    Hello there .. wall a major sho Aith would bs cheer sharks bad Hardee's for city hardest hbgyuiinbg4r jioiuytrrewsdfrft Jhbftyhuyggffrddes jnjunjiuujjiom Popped Jnjunjiuujjiom Jjuhhhyggtftggygbvvccfdertfv Kokmmijnnhuuyytfgvfdddssqwweerrrt Kokmmuhhbgffddd Europe English essayists included Robert Burton (1577–1641) and Sir Thomas Browne (1605–1682). In France, Michel de Montaigne's three volume Essais in the mid 1500s contain over 100 examples widely regarded as the predecessor of…

    • 363 Words
    • 2 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Satisfactory Essays

    Lfe Report

    • 9045 Words
    • 37 Pages

    Live-in- Field Experience (LFE) Summer 2010 LFE-201 Prepared for Asst. prof. Talim Hossain School of social science and humanities Independent University, Bangladesh Prepared by Sajal karmaker ID# 0720381 Group#04 Date of Submission: 27-07-2010 LFE summer 2010 Independent University, Bangladesh Live-In- Field Experience Summer-2010 Location: Rural Development Academy,Bogra Area of work: Ramnagar Village Para name: Sarkar para Prepared for Asst. prof. Talim Hossain School of social…

    • 9045 Words
    • 37 Pages
    Satisfactory Essays
  • Good Essays

    Energy In Home Alone

    • 575 Words
    • 3 Pages

    How Home Alone relates to What we have been learning In the movie Home Alone it has many different scenes that relate to what we have been learning in class. Some of the things that we have been learning about are the forms of energy. There are many forms of energy. The forms of energy I saw in Home Alone are, electrical, thermal, and mechanical. I also found a couple more things in the movie but they are not forms of energy. Friction and fluids are some more things that we have been talking about…

    • 575 Words
    • 3 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Satisfactory Essays

    Home Alone Summary

    • 871 Words
    • 4 Pages

    Willis English 1013 28 November 2011 Home Alone Christmas has always been my favorite holiday of the year. Christmas is about coming together and showing love with family, traditions, and gifts. Every family has their own traditions whether it is putting up Christmas lights as a family, or something simple like watching a movie together. After the excitement of Thanksgiving Day, my family sits down that night and watches the Christmas classic, Home Alone. This movie is not only hysterical and…

    • 871 Words
    • 4 Pages
    Satisfactory Essays
  • Good Essays

    Home Alone Research Paper

    • 643 Words
    • 3 Pages

    t has indeed been 25 years since the release of "Home Alone", so if you find your palms pressed to your cheeks while screaming into a mirror, it may not be the aftershave, but rather that very realization! Home Alone was written and produced by John Hughes and directed by Chris Columbus. It was an American comedy released in 1990. Macaulay Culkin stars as Kevin McCallister in the film, who initially relishes being home alone. He later had to contend with two would-be burglars played by Joe Pesci…

    • 643 Words
    • 3 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Good Essays

    Home Alone 2 Analysis

    • 1139 Words
    • 5 Pages

    Duff Beard S. Rankin English 112.08 3 October 2011 Word Count: 1204 Character Analysis of Home Alone 2 The character Kevin in Home Alone 2 is a very diverse young lad filled with wonder and action that gives the Movie its pizzazz. I will explain how a character of Kevin’s statue stands relatable to everyday people like us. I will also explain how he gives us certain signs to either help us explain his emotions or to throw us off by sending a sign completely opposite of his actions. Last but…

    • 1139 Words
    • 5 Pages
    Good Essays