Tag: college roommates

3 Ways to Establish a Good Relationship With Your New Roommate

CollegeXpress Student Writer

Whoever you room with at college, you'll want to get along--or at least tolerate them! Here are three things to do to start your relationship with a new roommate on the right foot. read more

Strangers or Squad? How to Live With Your College Roommate

CollegeXpress Student Writer

It's not hard to get along with your college roommate (we swear). All you have to do is follow this advice from a student who's been there. read more

How to Make Your Own College Roommate Agreement

Student, Morehead State University

Even if you don't want to use an official roommate agreement, you should still talk about these important issues with your new dorm roomies. Make sure you do it early on in the semester too! read more

5 Tips for New Roommates

Student, University at Buffalo

Living with a roommate in college can seem daunting, but even if you don't become best friends, you can still make the best of such a unique experience. read more

Getting Along with Your College Roommate: What NOT to Do

Student, Clear Lake High School

Not everyone can become instant BFFs with their roommates--and that's okay! What is important is to at least be able to get along. Here's what you shouldn't do if you want a civil relationship with your roommate. read more

The Summertime 7: Super Strategies for Seniors

Author, College Admission Expert, Valley Prep Tutoring Services

Going off to college this fall? Congratulations! You deserve some R&R this summer, but you should also use the next few months to get ready for freshman year. read more

Video: Top 3 Tips for Getting Along with Your Roommate


One of our CollegeXpress editors gives her top tips for getting along with your college roommate. read more

How to Avoid Fighting With Your College Roommate

Blogger, Student, Central Michigan University

Learning to live with your college roommate can be a trying experience. Here are a few tips to help you keep the peace. read more

Using Social Media to Connect at College

Former Assistant Editor, Carnegie Dartlet

Social media has the power to connect people. Here's how you can get connected to other freshmen at your new college before setting foot on campus. read more

How to Deal With Roommate Issues

Assistant Editor, Online Specialist, Carnegie Communications

Not all roommate relationships are rainbows and sunshine. Here are some tips on how to properly communicate and resolve issues between you and your college roommate. read more