Tag: roommates

COVID-19 Dorm Life: 8 Roommate Communication Tips

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CollegeXpress Student Writer, Anderson University

Starting a new life in a dorm is a big adjustment, especially during a pandemic. Use these eight tips to maintain healthy communication with your new roommate. read more

Living With Strangers: How to Prioritize Safety and Privacy

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Digital Insurance Company

Protecting yourself in a new living situation is crucial for living a fulfilled life in college. Here's how to take precautions and find a great roommate. read more

How to Be Smart When Picking Your College Roommate

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Freelance Writer

Choosing a college roommate can be intimidating. You're expected to live with this person for at least a year! Here's how to be smart when finding a roommate. read more

Dorm Etiquette: 7 Ways to Be a Considerate Resident

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Education Writer

Living in a dorm and having a roommate can be the best thing ever...or the worst. Use these tips to learn how to be a considerate dorm resident and get along with your roommate. read more

3 Smart Ways to Track and Adjust Your Internet Usage

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Ghostwriter and Serial Freelancer

The expenses of living in an off-campus apartment are many, and some bills can fluctuate, like the one for your internet. Here are some tips for tracking your internet usage and keeping your bill as low as possible. read more

Money Management: The Best Budgeting Templates for Students

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Content Specialist, Excel Templates

Going to college means a lot of new experiences...and a lot of new responsibilities, including budgeting. Here are some templates to help make managing money easier. read more

6 Tips for College Move-In Day (From a Student Who Just Finished Unpacking)

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CollegeXpress Student Writer, Loyola University New Orleans

It's back to school again, and new college students are moving into their dorms across the country! Here are some tips to help make move-in day as easy as possible, from a student who knows what you should and shouldn't do. read more

Adulting 101: Your First Apartment Search

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Freelance Writer

"Adulting 101" is a six-week series to assist with your transition from college to the real world. This week's topic: finding your first apartment. read more

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

The Pros and Cons of Living With Roommates vs. Living Alone

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The age-old question: should I live with roommates, or will I be happier living alone? We've collected all of the pros and cons of each option just for you. read more