College Dorms Essays

  • Cockroaches in the College Dorms

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    Cockroaches in the College Dorms Our dorm is populated with more than 150 students from all parts of the country. However, humans alone do not make up most of the population of the dorm. Cockroaches live year round in the humble abodes of many college freshmen. Walking through the halls of the dorm, finding evidence of their residence is very easy. Most of the time, there are squashed ones in the halls and on the sidewalks leading to the dorm. Something must be done in order to keep the roaches

  • The Importance Of College Dorms

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    College Dorms: An Inspiration or an Obstacle for Students’ Progress? I think everyone would agree to the fact that college dorms are the best thing that can ever happen in a student’s life. Dorms were initially live savior for many who travelled from faraway land just to follow their dreams of pursuing their education. Sooner after that dorm became a norm in the lives of college going students to be very specific. Just to give you a little idea dorms have been known to be the inspirational spot

  • The College Dorm Room

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    Eighteen years later however, home has become a twelve by ten foot college dorm room. What was once a huge house has become a one bedroom dorm which also doubles as a living room and kitchen area. In comparing these two homes there is more then meets the eye. Obviously living conditions change, however with careful preparation you can still keep that “home” feeling. One of the most obvious differences of living in a college dorm room is being away from your parents and out on your own. At home with

  • Descriptive Essay - College Dorm Room

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    Filthy College Dorm Room As I lifted my head, I was greeted by at least fifty naked models, all in various X-rated positions, each eyeing me with an expression that suggested nothing but lust and desire. I stepped into the room, only to be overwhelmed with at least twenty-five more girls stripped of any trace of clothing. Although my legs were begging to walk my sickened body out the door, I brought myself together and looked at the reason I was forcing myself to stay there. I had to pee so

  • Living At Home Vs. Living In The Dorm For College

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    transition from high school to college is an exciting and stressful time for many students. There are a multitude of decisions to be made before actually starting college. There are many differences to take into consideration when making a decision to live at home or in the dorm for college. Some important factors include cost, responsibility and lifestyle. First of all, an important deciding factor is related to cost. Everything from the cost of living in the dorm, room decor, food, and toiletries

  • Solution Essay: The Importance Of Dorm Safety In College

    688 Words  | 2 Pages

    controversial topics that have occurred at Clarendon College one that seems of the upmost importance is dorm safety. While I do not personally stay in the dorms, friends of mine that do live in the dorms feel like the rooms are not properly secured. At the college there has been several people who have said that their doors to their rooms can just be kicked open whether they it is locked or not. This is not safe. When allowing their children to go to college many parents make the assumption that they will

  • Unfounded Stereotypes and Stereotyping at State University

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    Unfounded Stereotypes at State University Choosing a college major is often a difficult and distressing task for many students. Most individuals attend college to obtain a career that will lead to wealth and success. When deciding on a major, students consider their main interests as well as the opportunities offered by particular fields of study. Many of these young adults, however, never consider that the decisions they make can determine their "status" at a university and can be the source

  • On-Campus Housing Survey Paper

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    The survey conducted shows Saint Paul’s College students feelings on their campus housing. Questions was ask about on-campus housing were six men and four women giving the survey were they answer the questions. do you have a roommate? Where do you stay? Do you have cable? Do you have an air condition unit? Where would you prefer to stay? Do you feel you should have your own dorm? Do you like having a roommate? Would you want to have an opposite sex for a roommate? Are you satisfied with your living

  • She's Come Undone: Female Voice

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    the relationship between Dolores and Kippy, her college roommate. Dolores feels the need to impress Kippy. She writes a letter that presents a false but seemingly more attractive persona (146). She is too insecure to comfortably present her real self. Dolores is rejected by the other girls at college because of her physical appearance. The first person to befriend Dolores is the dorm janitor, Dottie. When Dolores realizes that the other girls in her dorm do not approve of Dottie, Dolores abruptly ends

  • Project Hope For The Homeless

    2084 Words  | 5 Pages

    sometimes overlook the fact that the homeless still need to eat. In order to broaden our research, we decided to collect food from more than one group of people. We went to an average middle class neighborhood and to a college dormitory. Before we went out into the neighborhood and dorms, we prepared a thank you letter to give to everyone explaining to them who we were, to tell them that we were collecting food for the homeles... ... middle of paper ... ...ving them hope. Not only are you giving

  • A Semester of Work

    3375 Words  | 7 Pages

    summer break, I was back at home after a year of living in a college dorm. The transition was not an easy one for me, and I looked upon my semester off with little optimism. The previous fall was one of much more hope and excitement. At the age of eighteen, I was ready for college. I chose to attend State University, not far from my home, but still far removed from my former life, as I was moving away from my parents and into a dorm. I was to attend State with two of my closest friends from

  • Death by Cell-Phone

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    control--one hand on the steering wheel, one hand on the phone--which reduces response capability during an emergency. Cell phones have become increasingly popular over the years especially through college age students. Most college students cannot afford to pay a phone bill at their house or in their dorm, so they keep a cell phone to talk to friends or family back home. According to National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), drivers between the ages of 20 and 54 accounted for 81 percent

  • Parking on Campus

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    someone else. Most students however, do want a car and shouldn’t have to think if they should really need one just because of the parking problem on campus. Parking legally by the residence halls is almost impossible. Students who live at particular dorms find themselves faced with the problem of having to park on the other side of campus. Students who live in the valleys comment that they are surprised with the numerous tickets that are written every day and how it isn’t always clearly spelled out

  • Vegetarianism

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    older books, but they did briefly go into vegetarianism in certain sections. As is shown through various graffiti art on the sidewalks, such as "VEGAN POWER XXX," to the food in the dorms (signs stating the vegan or vegetarian nature of the food), this is a new heath and moral concern with people, but especially college students today. Students who have changed their eating habits are also good sources for information on how one goes about changing theirs too. Description and Analysis To live

  • I Am Woman!!!

    1678 Words  | 4 Pages

    pregnant, penetrated and pawed since the dawn of civilization. From the information I have gathered over my years of blooming womanhood, the paradigm should be shifting as least as much as breasts to gravity. I am not alone. In locker rooms, sorority dorms, at Tupperware parties and at PTA meetings, sisterhood has been built on the collective misery from the malfunctioning and misfiring of the female anatomy. I have heard stories that would send television producers running for a time slot to resurrect

  • Uncle Tom's Cabin

    508 Words  | 2 Pages

    just before the Civil War; during the time when the black people of America were not citizens, but property and had no rights. In the south during this time, the blacks were forced to work hard labor on plantations and were required to live in small dorms outside of their owner's homes. However, the novel is more than just a narrative of slaves, but of human emotion rising up in the face of adversity. It is a story of the fight for freedom, and an account of the history of America. The author brings

  • Yes and No in Korean

    804 Words  | 2 Pages

    He was living in the next room in the school dormitory. He asked me several questions about my background, including my family, religion, and my nationality; I answered all the questions as sincerely as I could. Several days later, I found that some dorm residents thought that I came from North Korea. I was a little embarrassed. Even though North Koreans and South Koreans share common ancestors, the two nations have maintained serious competition for 30 years and are different in every respect: North

  • Atomsphere Of Jester Affecting Students

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    Atmosphere of Jester Affecting Students Do you see moody students at the University of Texas walking around? They probably live in Jester, the largest public dormitory in the nation. Why the long face you ask? Well, the need for a high-density dorm caused the University of Texas to build a dormitory with the atmosphere of a prison. Jester’s resemblance to a prison affects the mood of students and the overall well-being of students. Waking up to loud, obnoxious banging and screaming are the mornings

  • Catcher In The Rye: "Everybodys A Phony"

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    putting on act to please the parents who showed up. He thought that everyone should be himself and not wear stupid facades. Holden Caulfield lived in the Ossenburger Memorial Wing in his dormitory. That hall was only for juniors and seniors. The dorms were named after this person named Ossenburger who also went to Pencey Prep. School a long time ago. After Ossenburger got out of Pencey, he made a lot of money in the undertaking business, and he gave a pittance to the school. That pittance is why

  • The Bag of Weed

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    deal, but at a much higher price. After the evening activities, we all piled back into the dorm and started heading to each other's rooms. It was a Friday night, and it was nearly impossible to go to bed before 12:00. As our group of friends all sat there, the idea of getting stoned got thrown into the pot. Being at a Christian school, not very many of us had ever done that before, especially not in the dorm. "There's a first time for everything," one of the girls piped in. We all agreed it would