Tips for students who are planning to join a hostel


The student life introduces you to various phases. You get to learn about new experiences and survive through the worst of them.

The student life introduces you to various phases. You get to learn about new experiences and survive through the worst of them. Among them an experience of the best hostels in Chennai is worth in itself. Students who belong to a different religion or do not belong to the same city might face trouble in seeking accommodation. To take the responsibility of running a house could really be a difficult task for a student. So the hostel works out to be the best option for a student who cannot afford to travel away from home.


The admission to most of the colleges has begun and so the academic year has started. Not only securing admission to a college would suffice you have to opt for a good hostel. All the more so when the cost of living in Chennai is high. In the search of a hostel it has to provide you with some basic facilities in the form of privacy, variety in terms of food and free internet connection. Parents along with students are on the lookout for hostels with such facilities. Once you scan the list of hostels based on the facilities available you go on to choose the best one. In spite of the facilities being available the students might be anxious about the new environment. In fact hostels can be a way of fun as some unique memories are created. Just you have to keep some things in mind
Do not fear the seniors
When you first step into a hostel an initial fear is what would be the behaviour of my seniors. Contrary to what is shown in Indian movies hostels could turn out to be a sweet soul. The seniors are going to crack a few jokes but expect all of them to be in good humour. They are going to help you if you need something and even advice might pour. So the golden rule to follow does not be afraid of any senior.


Give time to your roomies
The hostels in Chennai are bound to provide you with the best roomies. Now as a fresh person at a hostel, you would like to interact with the other person. Do spend some time in deep conversations as understand their story and do convey yours. You do not have to be great friends, but you can be good friends where you can address each other’s concerns. If you are able to develop such a relationship your stay at the hostel would become easy. Ideally you would be looking to return back home which in turn makes you less homesick.


Opt for TV shows
Yes social interactions are really important but once in a while you might need some binge TV watching. Most of the hostels have a single TV which all of them have to share. You might miss out on your favourite TV show while the rest of the hostel would be glued to a football match. During such time be calm and exercise patience.

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