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Roommates 101

Roommates 101

The roommate experience doesn't have to be awful--just follow these tips.

By Betsy Huang
Published April 21, 2009
Residential Life: A Place to Live and Work

Residential Life: A Place to Live and Work

What it takes to be a Resident Assistant, one of the great part time jobs on campus.

By Roxana Hadad
Published March 19, 2009
Pack It Up: What to Bring to College

Pack It Up: What to Bring to College

Soon you’ll be packing your bags for college. But packing them with what? Countless freshmen arrive at the dorms lugging massive boxes and suitcases only to discover that they brought too ...

By Roxana Hadad
Published July 2, 2014
Survive Dorm Life: Rules to Live By

Survive Dorm Life: Rules to Live By

Where else can you make lasting friendships, have too many all-nighters and eat lots of ramen all under one roof? Dorms add a lot to the college experience, giving you the ...

By Roxana Hadad
Published June 3, 2008
Freshman Blog - The first week of college

Freshman Blog - The first week of college

The first week of college College isn't so bad. Actually, it's pretty awesome. I've been here for about a week. I honestly thought I would miss home like crazy and cry ...

By Angela Jimeno
Published June 5, 2007
Deal with Roommate Conflicts

Deal with Roommate Conflicts

The beginning of Laura Maxwell's experience at William Woods University was a little more stressful than she expected - thanks to a messy roommate. Her roommate's closet was a landfill spilling ...

By Jennifer LeClaire
Published June 3, 2008
Apartment Hunting Questions

Apartment Hunting Questions

Great! You've finally found a few available apartments and you've made an appointment to take a look. But what should you look for? When you're looking for the perfect apartment for ...

By Roxana Hadad
Published April 21, 2009
Pack Up and Hit the Highway

Pack Up and Hit the Highway

The highways and byways are congested with overloaded hatchbacks and rental trucks making their way to State U this time of year. Whether your ride back to college is a Buick ...

By Jennifer LeClaire
Published June 4, 2009
Shop for Dorm Essentials on FastWeb!

Shop for Dorm Essentials on FastWeb!

Heading back to school? Looking for gear to trick out your dorm room or off-campus apartment? Look no further. At the FastWeb Shop you'll find electronics, text books, bed and bath ...

Published July 23, 2009
Room(mate) With a View: Tips on Handling Roommates

Room(mate) With a View: Tips on Handling Roommates

Follow these tips and get along smoothly with your college roommates.

By Ariana Finlayson
Published April 21, 2009
Home Away From Home

Home Away From Home

Helpful tips on creating your own home away from home at college.

By Molly Seltzer
Published September 23, 2007
Cope with Roommate Frustration: A Student Story

Cope with Roommate Frustration: A Student Story

Ali is finishing her freshman year at a large state university in the Midwest. The envelope with my roommate assignment arrived before my high school graduation and suddenly, college was a ...

By Ali Werd
Published June 5, 2007
Drama Queen Dorm Room

Drama Queen Dorm Room

This dramatic dorm room idea was created on Polyvore.

Published June 28, 2012
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
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
Roommate Options for College Freshman

Roommate Options for College Freshman

Roommates: You either love ‘em or you hate ‘em.

Alison Graham
Published March 10, 2014
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
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
Making College Housing Decisions

Making College Housing Decisions

College housing decisions don't have to be complicated, as long as you know what you want and need.

Madison Sheldrake
Published February 23, 2016
Roommate Rehab

Roommate Rehab

Avoid letting your issues snowball and you both become frustrated.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published February 1, 2016