Sure, we have all heard the horror stories of being assigned a random roommate. I think I have heard them all; from a roommate who sleeps with a nightlight because he is afraid of the dark to a roommate who has sex in the bunk above you or the bed next to you. (Or for [ Read More ]
Living with a Stranger this Fall? Here are 3 Types of Questions You Should Ask Your New Roomie Before You Even Move InAdd Comment
Now that June is here, many colleges and universities are beginning to release lists of dorm and roommate assignments (finally!). If you went potluck, or didn’t request a roommate, the name you see listed will probably be completely new to you. So, how do you meet your roommate and organize a whole year of living [ Read More ]
Think that agreeing with a person can make you bond and become better friends? Think again! Research shows that bonding over hatred just might work better!
After much consideration, I’ve come to the conclusion that there must be some germ floating through the air that’s infecting college students nationwide. Now what is this virus that’s wreaking havoc on 20-somethings nationwide? I can sum it up in one word: selfishness. Yup, I said it. Selfishness is sweeping college students across the nation, [ Read More ]
Looking for a quick and easy home cooked meal that you can make in your dorm? Here’s a healthier, dorm-friendly alternative to what you’ll find in a restaurant or dining hall: it’s simple, easy-to-make and there are only a few ingredients. This is the perfect meal for busy students who are trying to cut calories as well.
Looking for a quick and easy snack for you and your roommate? Searching for a healthy snack alternative? Try out this delicious snack to start your morning off right or ward off hunger after class. This is the perfect snack: healthy fruit, filling yogurt and fiber-rich granola!
Finding it hard to get a good night’s rest between classes, exams, work, internships and having a social life? Find out what science has to say about it and how these four easy tips and get you to not only fall asleep and stay asleep, but will help you to actually feel tired and look forward to jumping into bed each night.
Living arrangements in college are undoubtedly important! With so many to choose from (dorms, on-campus apartment, off-campus local housing, off-campus distant housing and living at home), make sure to consider the pros and cons before jumping in!
Now that you’re in college, you need to get used to living with other people. What does this mean? Respecting your roommates and following the simple rules you learned as early as kindergarten to keep the peace, remain civil and have a great year. Learn how you can be a great or better roommate following these 5 simple rules.
In This Section: Roommates
Roommate issues, problems, hanging out, throwing a party together, going out together, how to manage living with someone else, how to coordinate your styles, how to coordinate payments, sharing a closet, sharing a refrigerator, sharing the remote, different tastes in music, and introducing your friends.