Personal Narrative: Where To Go To College

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When determining what college is a right fit for me, I looked at many different things. Cost, academics, campus life, and many other things are the big things everyone takes into account when deciding where to go. Most of the colleges I am considering are closer to home yet are still within a day’s drive if I need to get home. I want to get away from home as much as the next person, but I still consider colleges close to home. That way, if I need help or something happens, my family is able to come to my aid. Determining where to go to college is a hard and stressful time, but with the knowledge of the colleges it can help make the decision easier. Growing up, my mother always begged me to go to Indiana University Southeast (IUS) and live at home. Being a teenager, I shot that idea down…show more content…
They did have a swimming and diving team that was possible to join, but after the scandal in early 2015 WKU cannot have a swimming and diving team until 2020. Western Kentucky is located in Bowling Green, Kentucky which is one of the biggest cities in the state of Kentucky. There are so many things to do in Bowling Green. Several different restaurants are there, movie theaters, shopping malls, and so many other things. Bowling Green is also only about two hours away from Louisville, where there is many other things to do as well. Bowling Green is also only about two hours away from Evansville, Indiana, and about three hours away from Lexington, Kentucky. With all the different options of things to do there is no shortage of things on and off campus at WKU. There are several different college campus’ both private and public located all around the nation. Some are big, small, cheap, expensive, far away, and close to home. Not all colleges are a good fit for everyone, but there are so many different types out there that everyone can find their right
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