How To Resolve Roommate Conflicts

Being the awesome rebel and loner/desperado I truly am, I went into the dorms my freshman year blind, that is without knowing who it would be I was going to be sharing a tiny little room with for an entire school year. The summer leading up to that first day and night in the dorm itself caused some anxiety, some doubts, and a lot of ‘what if&...

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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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