Going to School 1,730 Miles From Home

By: Rose Mannas Campus Sherpa Staff Writer, The University of San Francisco I think that most people who end up going to school far away fall into two separate camps: escape from their parents or coincidental. I fall into the second category, and you might, too. But if you are looking to escape your parents, going to school over 1,700 miles isn’t a bad option. Let me show you some of my thoughts right off of my pros and cons list: Pros: •Being stranded can kind of be a fun experience. •Some people think you have an accent which you swear you do not. •If you know you want to live in your hometown when you get a real job, why not try something different for once. •If your parents are financially supporting you, it may be fun to try somewhere completely out of your bubble. •Your experience is so unique to your friends that you always have lots to talk and laugh about. •You are forever entertained by the strange things you find different in the place you go to school at (did you know my Californian friends don’t have Waffle House?). Cons: • Travel is expensive- you may …