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Boarding House Essay

712 words - 3 pages

“Living in boarding house is not only make me easy to get knowledge in campus, but also teach me life lessons that I can not get in my Home,” said Rosy who has been living in boarding house for 4 years.
Some students who want to continue their study at university that far away from their house, uasually choose to live in boarding house. However, their parents still worry to leave their children in boarding house. They are worried because they can not control their children, so their children can get wrong friendship. The teenagers are afraid to live without thei parents and get out from their comfort zone, whic is their house. There are too much fear and doubt in their mind.
This problem depends on how we deal with it. Everything has positive and negative sides, so we are the decision maker who choose the way we react to this problem. Do you just think the negative side and ignore the positive one? Or do you think the positive side and look for the solution of this issue ? What will you choose ? You can answer it later.
Living in a boarding house has many advantages which people can not get if we live in our house. The teenagers who live in boarding house, learn to be independet and responsible for what they have been doing. They are required to not rely to another people. If they live in their home, they will ask for help to their parents or maids. When they live in a boarding house, they must do everything by theirselves, like or not. All of these make us to be a person who is not a stumbling block for another people.
“In boarding house, I have bigger liberty and authority rather than before I live in boarding house,” said Yogi who has been living in a boarding house when moved to Jakarta. Teenagers who live in boarding house are not controlled by adults. Parents just can call them or visit them once in a while,but they do not know what their children do in detail. Their children also can use money as they want...

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