Dorm Room Essays

  • The College Dorm Room

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    huge living room, this used to be what I called home. 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

  • 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

  • Should students have their own dorm room

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    have their own room because it will be easier to not always have to hide your stuff or worry about something coming up missing. We still should have rules of course that’s were ever you go. The cleaning should stay the same; along with cleaning out your locker and going to bed on time. But we always have problems with stuff coming up missing out of people rooms. We usually think its people coming from other room and entering ours. But no it’s not all the time. The suspect is in your room. Yeah I know

  • Dorm Room Observation Report

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    On 04/28/2018 at approximately 1300, AST received a 911 hang-up from 266 Dorm Room Rd. AST was dispatched and responded to the scene. Upon arrival Trooper Buyse and I located and approached the residence. I waited to the right of the front door, after listening for about 30 seconds I knocked on the door and announced my presence, saying “State Troopers”. At that time, I could hear arguing from inside the residence. I knocked again, said “State Troopers, open up.” I received no answer. I then drew

  • The Dorm Room: A Narrative Fiction

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    Only the numbers of her mother and father are listed. She has not tried to make new contacts through her classes or in her dormitory. Since she goes to a college out of state, there are no familiar faces. She lives in a single dorm room to avoid female drama. She ponders calling her parents to discuss her homeliness. Guys have never asked her out. Her parents always praise her looks, but she believes that those comments are white lies. If she really is beautiful, men should have

  • My Friend

    600 Words  | 2 Pages

    Question: Many students expand their view of the world during their time in college. Such growth often results from encounters between students who have lived different cultural, economic, or academic experiences. With your future growth in mind, describe a potential classmate that you believe you could learn from either within or outside a formal classroom environment. It is hard to think about specific qualities of someone whom I could learn from without examining my own background and surroundings

  • Broken Angel

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    graduated form El Carro is supposed to go to Stanford in the spring. His parents are really excited about it.Angel stayed up late that night thinking about what happened. The next morning his mom offers to take him to get a small refrigerator for his dorm room at Stanford. He cannot take the pressure anymore so he tells his parents he does not have any money. Then he tells them what happened and they are very disappointed in him. His father fires him from his job at the garage that his father owns. Tia

  • A Beautiful Mind

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    help her husband seek treatment and recover from the disease. A Beautiful Mind directly shows a medical definition of schizophrenia. Nash exhibits many of the key symptoms of the disease: hallucinations (he has a roommates but he lives in a single dorm room), delusions (thinks he works for the government), ideas of reference, poor social skills (mumbles, doesn’t talk much to strangers), awkward gestures and facial expressions, and jumbled speech. I do, however, feel it is impossible for a film to convey

  • Personal Narrative: Term Paper Procrastination

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    3:30 A.M. finds me in front of a glowing computer screen yet again. I’m waiting for inspiration. My friends, kind enough to let me use their dorm room and their Macintosh, are asleep in their beds just feet away in the half-darkness, reaping the rewards of their wisdom: they haven’t waited until the night before like I have. I take swigs of Mountain Dew from a plastic mug; it’s the sweet nectar of the Gods of Last-Minute Paper Writing. No, make that bittersweet nectar -- the taste of sugary green

  • A Student's Comments on Habitat for Humanity Websites

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    A Student's Comments on Habitat for Humanity Websites While sitting in my dorm room watching a DVD, I looked around and suddenly realized how lucky I was. I lived in a decent sized room with lighting and air conditioning that I could adjust to make myself comfortable. Then I thought how even more lucky I was to be able to go home too yet a nicer living facility at my own house that I have to share with nobody but my immediate family. It made me begin to wonder how many people there are that

  • College Admissions Essay: My Contribution to Disability Awareness

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    corridors of Mill Road Elementary are busier than Grand Central Station. The only difference is that Mill Road students are about a foot shorter and ten times more energetic than your average Grand Central Station commuter. In comparison with the dorm room I have just left, these walls are papered with hundreds of drawings and paintings. The hallways could compete with any modern gallery in terms of sheer bulk and some critics might argue for their content as well. However, I did not wake up at 7 o'clock

  • College Education vs. Technical Training

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    the DeVry technical institute released a commercial that compared two brothers in their educational pursuits. The younger brother started school at DeVry and graduated in two years. The older brother had chosen college and was still stuck in his dorm room studying history while his younger brother worked on the future. The question this commercial presented was obvious, why waste all that time in a university learning trivial facts which don’t apply to the real world when you can bypass it and still

  • Dell Computers

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    catalog, and grossing $2,000 per month. At 16, he was selling subscriptions to the Houston Post. He enrolled at the University of Texas in 1983 as a premed student but soon became absorbed in computers and started selling PC parts out of his college dorm room. He bought random-access memory (RAM) chips and disk drives for IBM PCs at cost from IBM dealers, who often had excess supplies on hand because they were required to order large monthly quotas from IBM. Dell resold the components through newspaper

  • Primetime Tv Slots Essay

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    she graduated, it was the first thing that was unplugged and packed into the car, ready for her dorm room. She asks them if they ever heard of Babe. They say they vaguely remember a golf player named Babe. But they sneer. Golf is for the bourgeoisie, they say. Gail goes up to her old room. When she was in elementary school all of her friends had horseback riding ribbons and trophies. She looks at her room now, imagines the walls covered in tiny ribbons, and they dissolve into a Picasso poster and the

  • Leaving for College - A Heartbreaking and Bittersweet Experience

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    family, my friends, and my dog. That would be my last night to spend in my own house, with my own personal bathroom, and a big bed. That would also be my last night to pack all of my important material possessions and then downsizing because my dorm room probably wouldn’t hold everything I thought I “needed.” The night began with that afternoon at what we call the “G.R. Party.” This is commonly known as a good riddance party. My parents, extended family, and friends gathered together inside my home

  • Success in College

    2212 Words  | 5 Pages

    planner to use is one that is well equipped with a small month calendar that you can write on and a large weekly and daily schedule that is easy to write on with lots of space. Another easy way to stay organized to keep a semester calendar in your dorm room over your desk with all the important dates on it such as test dates, due dates for papers and project due dates. The purpose to be organized is to make you life a lot easier, and more efficient, with the planner you can now be prepared for what

  • Diversity in Video and Computer Games

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    Diversity in Video and Computer Games Ever since the Pong and Atari 2600 consoles became commonplace items in the American household in the 1980s, video games have been part of the world culture. One may be challenged to find a college dorm room without at least one (if not all three) “next generation” video game systems. Yes, video games are common methods of entertainment among college students regardless of race. So it seems logical that, since the games are played by all races, they should

  • A Promise Is A Promise

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    A Promise Is A Promise The room was ridiculously cold and my skin was damp against the sheets. No matter how extreme the temperature, I am addicted to the calming lull of the air conditioner as I sleep. It’s what they call my “white noise.” The afternoon sun was playing peek-a-boo with the clouds as its rays snuck in through the blinds. The muscles in my neck and shoulders were throbbing. I was still trying to get used to my awkward dorm room bed. A muffled voice traveled through the paper-thin

  • The Internet In Classrooms

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    The Internet In Classrooms How Advanced Technology Is Changing the Face of Education for Students and Teachers The first thing a college student typically does when he or she goes back to their dorm room or apartment is sit down at their computer and go online. They proceed to either, read their e-mail, check their online courses for new assignments, or go on one of the many communication websites or programs that are available currently to this generation. None of this would be possible

  • Social Networking: The Death of Communication

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    Social media has taken the world by storm over the past several years. Numbers of users and numbers of networks being set up in other nations has grown quite substantially as the popularity and demand for social media has increased. The entire purpose of setting up social media networks around the world is to allow and promote the world to communicate and connect with one another. However, the trend that seems to be following this widespread connection and communication is the exact opposite. Social