One of the hardest decisions for students to make when going to a college or university is deciding where to live. Sometimes deciding where to live depends on the situation students are in. Living on campus can have many different effects when going to college. Living on campus can increase students social life and they may be able to make friends, save them money and don’t have to worry about having transportation to school. First, living on campus means students don’t need at car to commute to school.
By living on campus students don’t have to worry about finding a parking space. The time spent finding a parking space could be contributed to studying or getting more rest. Students can easily walk to class, libraries, computer labs and study halls. Also, by living on campus and not having a car saves students money on gas and automobile maintenance. Students can use that money to purchase items they really need like books and groceries. That’s why students do not need a car when living on campus.
Second, living on campus saves students lots of money. When students live on campus they don’t have to buy many groceries because they have meals plans. Most students get a meal plan in order to make eating easy and convenient. Students can easily go to the cafeteria and get all kinds of food. Living on campus also saves money because students don’t have to pay bills such as rent, electricity, water bills, and internet bills. Everything is already paid for.
By living on campus students don’t have to worry about buying furniture for their dorms and most on campus apartments. That’s why living on campus saves a lot of money for students. Finally, living on campus can increase student’s social life and make new friends. Living on campus provides the opportunity to meet new people, live with them and share academic and social life. Most residence halls offer the opportunity for social settings in a variety of areas. Study groups and peer groups offer different types of gatherings in quiet lounges.
Also, living on campus students can get involved in campus organizations and events. That’s why living on campus can increase social life and make new friends. In conclusion, many students have a hard decision on where to live during college. Some students may find it easier to live off campus rather than live on campus. Living on campus can increase students social life and they may be able to make new friends, save them money and don’t have to worry about having transportation to school.