The Benefits of Living With Someone in a Different Major

Editorial Assistant, Carnegie Dartlet

Choosing a roommate can be tough. Here are a few reasons to pick someone from outside your own major. read more

How to Have Difficult Conversations With Your Roommate

Wellness Writer

If you're worried about your roommate, these tips can help you approach the subject and start a difficult but necessary conversation. read more

Dorm Room Rivalries: Sharing a Small Space With an Opposing Fan

CEO & Founder, Events Ticket Center

If you're a diehard sports fan, you may find yourself rooming with an opposing team's fan in college. Keep the peace in your dorm and avoid heated situations with these tips! read more

Life With Your New Roommate: How to Prepare

CollegeXpress Student Writer, Otterbein University

Living with a roommate can be a lot of fun but also pretty challenging. Here's what you can do to break the ice with your new college roomie and get ready for dorm life together. read more

How College Roommate Selection Really Works

CollegeXpress Student Writer

Curious about college roommate selection? There are a few different ways students get paired up in dorms, from using a college's roommate assignment system to finding roomies on Facebook. read more

Roommate Tips for Transfer Students

CollegeXpress Student Writer, California State University, Northridge

A transfer student shares her best advice to help you live in harmony with your new college roommates. read more

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

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

Making Friends Your Freshman Year: Do's and Don'ts

Student, St. Bonaventure University

Here are some of the biggest do's and don'ts of meeting and making new friends your first semester of freshman year. 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