Best Ways to Have a Positive Roommate Experience

There comes a time in your college career when you’ll need to make living arrangements for the coming years. If you choose to share an apartment or house then you will need to find a roommate or group of roommates. The first step to having a positive roommate experience is to find a roommate or group of roommates that’s right for you. If yo...

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How to Deal with Relationship Drama in College

In high school, I never encountered any negative “gossip” about me or my peers. To me, life in high school was perfect. I had my close group of friends, my wonderful family to come home to every day, and tennis practice, where I could have fun and release any tensions I felt during the school day. Yes, life was perfect. Now imagine surviving hi...

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You Can’t Always Put the “Mate” in “Roommate”

The day finally arrived when I received a letter in the mail that answered the burning question I had in the back of my mind as of late: Who would be my roommate at college? After submitting a roommate questionnaire containing my interests, hobbies, and lifestyle preferences, I had hopes that this would be the key to unlocking a new friendship the...

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6 Things To Find Out About Your Roommate Before Moving In

Are you going to be living with a roommate or maybe even a few roommates in a dorm or apartment during college? Well, there are many questions that need to be asked and answered before moving in with them. Living with roommates is way different than living with someone you are in a relationship with. Moving in with someone you have never really met...

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Breaking the Ice with Your Roommate

Congratulations, you were accepted into your dream college! But the excitement isn’t over yet. There is still that long waited moment of finding out where you’re living at and who your roommate is. Of course finding out your roommate doesn’t apply to those who are living in singles or arranged roommates themselves. But for those who chose ran...

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Top 10 Common Roommate Questions

So, you have been accepted to college, congratulations! Now, it’s time to decide who you are going to live with your first year at your university. Picking a roommate can be fun. There are so many memories you and your roommate will share over the course of your first year and you may even become lifelong friends. However, finding a roommate who ...

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College Roommate Survey

Going into my first year of college I know that I was super nervous about work, grades, making new friends, the freshman 15 and even dorm life. Dorm life especially can be quite stressful upon the incoming freshman when thinking about dining hall food quality, getting sick and public bathrooms. The most stressful part of dorm life, however, is the ...

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College Roommate Agreement: 3 Things You Must Include

Fans of the geek powered sitcom The Big Bang Theory may be familiar with Dr. Sheldon Cooper’s infamous (and obnoxious) roommate agreement. Including such clauses as naming another roommate as their sidekick should they ever gain superpowers, or not shooting roommate(s) if they were infected during a hypothetical zombie apocalypse, his contrac...

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What Qualities Do You Look For in a Roommate?

Now that you’ve been accepted into college, you have to get use to the idea that you’ll be living with a total stranger in a small dorm room that’s barely big enough for one person, let alone two. Fortunately, however, you and your roommate won’t be strangers for long. The best way to really get to know someone is to live t...

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How To Find A College Roommate

Okay, so you’ve gotten acceptance letters, decided which school you’re going to go to, made all necessary arrangements, and now it’s time for the biggest hurdle of all –  finding a college roommate. Think about it for a second: these are the people you are going to be living, sleeping, and dining with for the next nine mont...

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