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  • The Roommate Debate

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    The Roommate Debate College is a life altering experience. It is a place where you leave anything and everything you have ever known, to come to a place where nothing is familiar. The summer before your freshman year of college can be a nerve racking experience. You anxiously wait for the day when the mailman will bring you that envelope that holds your fate. Enclosed in this envelope is the name of your roommate. Your roommate can have the biggest influence on your freshmen year. They can turn

  • Your Ideal Roommate

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    College Admission: Your Ideal Roommate I think I'd want someone who was really intelligent and was after the meaning of life. Someone who'd had insights that I hadn't who could really bounce ideas back at me in a conversation. Someone who wasn't afraid to break with the norm and who didn't care if he was a 'nerd'. Someone with a subtle wit that most people would need to think to laugh at, but who could appreciate and indulge in obvious humor and silliness. Someone whose musical tastes were all

  • Free Personal Narratives: Changing Roommates

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    Changing Roommates Choosing to leave the comforts of your family and home to go away to college is a life-changing decision. The roommate you get matched up with can make or break your experience. The girl I was matched up with changed my life considerably in a way I didn't like, so I moved out. Moving was the best choice I could have made. The first sight of my new dorm room was not at all what I expected. There were boxes and papers everywhere. Out from behind a tower of boxes emerged the

  • Catcher in the Rye Essay: The Judgmental Caulfield

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    reverts into an idealist; a negative, judgmental person. Holden's idealism is first brought forth when he describes his life at Pency Prep. It is full of phonies, morons and bastards. His roommate, Stradlater, " was at least a pretty friendly guy, It was partly a phony kind of friendly..." (26) and his other roommate, Ackley is "a very nosy bastard" (33). Holden can't stand to be around either one of them for a very long time. Later, he gets into a fight with Stradlater over his date with Jane. Holden

  • The Media and How it is Killing America’s Future

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    when eating disorders and excessive exercising become issues. Many people probably don’t realize how common eating disorders are among America’s youth. I certainly didn’t until I came to college. I realized early into my freshman year that my roommate and one of my suitemates were suffering from eating disorders. I found it s... ... middle of paper ... ...e able to accept themselves for what they are until they are given a feeling that what they are is beautiful and acceptable. It is therefore

  • consumer

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    cable bill ($80), internet provider bill ($20), and phone line bill ($30); adding the four of those together will give me another $280 bill on top of the rent. I will not be able to afford that on my own, which brings me to the second requirement; a roommate. I will have to find someone who is as financially reliable as my self. I will not be able to pay for both of our rents, therefore my room mate will need to have the rent on time, every time. Not only will the person need to have all of their finances

  • My Star- Lesbian Relationship

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    belief I'd ever had, even who I was. I looked back down to the ground, and watched everything fade away as more tears formed in my eyes. I wanted to just disappear, to leave my body behind, and not have to deal with what was about to happen. My roommate Star and I had decided to go to Tampa to visit her family for the weekend. She stood over my bed one Friday morning, watching me sleep. I opened my eyes and smiled expecting her to crawl in like she did every morning after her first class, but instead

  • Words Expose the Soul

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    Bemidji State I lived in the dorms. My roommates name was Chad. He had a girlfriend who attend Moorhead State. Her name was Jodi. I didn't get a chance to meet Jodi until very late in the year, around February. But up until that time, I had gotten to know her very well. The thing was that since they lived so far apart they didn't call each other until late at night. Most of the time, when she called, Chad wasn't there. It was actually quite ironic, Jodi's roommate was a girl that I graduated with. This

  • Classical vs. Operant Conditioning

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    Classical Vs. Study done at home showing the effects of operant and classical conditioning. Operant Conditioning For my first experiment I tried to induce a startled response in my roommate by using Classical Conditioning. Since we have a lot of traffic in and out of our apartment I decided that every time someone opened or closed the front door I would clap loudly in his ear and he would startle. After a couple of times I discontinued this behavior to see if he would still startle when someone

  • Benefits Of Roommates

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    Roommates. Maybe you had to share a room with your brother or sister growing up. Maybe you have moved into your very first dorm room and are realizing just how close you and this other person are going to get. Maybe you and some friends are new to an area and want to reduce the cost of living by moving in together. Regardless, sharing some form of living space with another person is a nearly inevitable, but eventful, venture that many of us will experience at one time or another. At first, having