Tag: dorm life

Top Tips and Tricks for Finding a College Roommate

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

You've moved on from the college search to the roommate search! Here's everything you can do to find a roomie--preferably one you'll get along with the whole school year. read more

Video: College Study Spots

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What's the best place to study in college? That's really up to you. But Andy's here to show you the pros and cons of three popular study spots on campus. read more

Video: How to Make Quesadillas in the Microwave

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Tyler shows us how to easily whip up some delicious quesadillas in the microwave in this College Cooking video. read more

Quiz: What Dorm Item Should Santa Bring You?

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What should Santa bring for your dorm? Take this quiz and we'll make your wish list for you. read more

DIY Holiday Gifts You Can Make in Your Dorm Room

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Freelance Writer

When you have no money and no time, Christmas shopping can be hard. Fortunately, there are lots of easy gift ideas you can make without professional crafting skills or a huge budget in the comfort of your dorm room. read more

Fun and Easy Activities to Get Dorm Residents Together

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Freelance Writer

Whether you're a Resident Assistant planning an event or a student who wants to get to know your floor mates, these activities are sure to get everyone together for some good old-fashioned fun in your dorm. read more

From Mold to Mice: How to Deal With Dorm Room Issues

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Bedbugs, mold, mice, cockroaches...here's what students and parents need to do when faced with dorm room maintenance issues like these. read more

15 Ideas for a Fun Night Off (Without Having to Leave Your Dorm!)

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Don't have the energy to go out? Here are 15 things you can do to relax and have fun in the comfort of your dorm room. read more

How to Stay Healthy in College

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Multimedia Project Manager, Harvard University

When the weather is warm, students flock to the outdoors and constantly bask in the fresh air. But when the temperatures drop, students will be bundling up in the dorms with their blankets, hot chocolate, and, unfortunately, their germs. With such a high number of people in one building, residence halls are infamous for being a breeding ground for sickness. read more

Everything You Need for Your Dorm Room

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Dorm room shopping can add a whole new meaning to the word stress. Here's a list to get you on the right track for back-to-school shopping. read more