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Roommate Rehab

Roommate Rehab

Avoid letting your issues snowball and you both become frustrated.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published February 1, 2016
The 10 Most Luxurious Dorms in the U.S.

The 10 Most Luxurious Dorms in the U.S.

Many of these dorms are more like five-star luxury resort hotels than typical college residence halls!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published November 5, 2015
Adjusting to Life in the Dorms

Adjusting to Life in the Dorms

It’s almost impossible to live in the same space with someone for an entire semester and not feel annoyed with them at some point.

McKenzie Nevins
Published September 10, 2015
13 Wild College Campus Traditions

13 Wild College Campus Traditions

Students look forward to these celebrations and events, whatever they may be, with excitement and gleeful anticipation. What more could you ask of a campus custom?

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published September 1, 2015
Getting to Know Your New Roommate

Getting to Know Your New Roommate

This task doesn't have to be as scary as you think, it can actually be quite simple!

Bailey VanNatta
Published August 21, 2015
Are You the Bad Roommate?

Are You the Bad Roommate?

According to Conan O'Brien, “If you don’t have a weird roommate, you are the weird roommate."

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published August 12, 2015
21 Cool Items All College Students Can Use

21 Cool Items All College Students Can Use

We’ve found all of the stuff a college student could want – at the best prices!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published July 7, 2015
College Dorm Packing Checklist

College Dorm Packing Checklist

Follow this list to help ensure you've packed all the essentials without over packing.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published July 7, 2015
Budget Savvy Back to School Shopping

Budget Savvy Back to School Shopping

Learn how to shop smarter so you can save on all your back-to-school shopping!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published July 7, 2015
10 DIY Dorm Room Projects

10 DIY Dorm Room Projects

You don't need to spend a fortune to have an awesome dorm room - DIY, instead!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published July 6, 2015
Make Your Move-In Day Plan

Make Your Move-In Day Plan

To maximize the exciting factor and minimizing the less desirable aspects, it’s best to prepare as early as possible for any given scenario.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published July 1, 2015
5 Lessons Dorm Living Teaches You

5 Lessons Dorm Living Teaches You

Living in the dorms is beneficial in so many ways, including providing students with important life lessons.

By Erica Cirino, Varsity Tutors' Contributor
Published June 2, 2015
What to Ask Your Future Roommate

What to Ask Your Future Roommate

May we suggest starting with the essentials and building a roommate relationship from there?

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published April 20, 2015
Pros & Cons of Friends as Roommates

Pros & Cons of Friends as Roommates

It's up to you to determine which side you agree with most and what's best, given your particular situation.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published April 7, 2015
Future College Roommates and Facebook

Future College Roommates and Facebook

Maybe the saying is “curiosity killed the cat” for a reason.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published April 6, 2015
Communicating with Your Roommate

Communicating with Your Roommate

In no roommate agreement anywhere does it state that a close and eternal friendship with your roommate is necessary.

Jamie Vincent
Published November 19, 2014
Considering Different Aspects of College Choices

Considering Different Aspects of College Choices

In order to choose the college that best fits you, you must consider many aspects.

Bailey VanNatta
Published November 10, 2014
Why I Love Going to a Big Ten School

Why I Love Going to a Big Ten School

Different internship opportunities, sports and clubs can be seen around a large campus.

Alison Graham
Published November 10, 2014
Roommate Relationship Maintenance Tips

Roommate Relationship Maintenance Tips

Everybody wants a little space now and then just to chill, and having a regular schedule for it will keep your relationship from dying a slow death from passive-aggression and bottled-up frustration.

Laura Magerkurth
Published October 29, 2014
Welcome Week Warnings

Welcome Week Warnings

Welcome week seems to universally fall into two seemingly contradictory categories: hugely boring, with lots of down time; and insanely busy, with far more social activities and required events than seemed necessary.

Laura Magerkurth
Published October 6, 2014