How to Collaborate with Your Roomie About Dorm Decorating

Sharing a dorm room can be stressful, especially if this is your first time with a roommate or if you’re rooming with someone you’ve never met before. But the good news is that having drama isn’t inevitable. Here’s how to collaborate with your roomie about dorm decorating so you can make the dorm room you’ve …

Common Fears About College and How to Overcome Them

There’s no doubt that college is a big step, and a life changing one. It can be jarring for quite a lot of freshman! Don’t worry though; you’re not alone in your fears. These are only a few of the things incoming college students are afraid of. Fear of Change College is change. You’ll be …

Important Roommate Ground Rules to Set

Dorm rooms are small and you mostly likely have to share them with someone you don’t. It can be a tricky adjustment to make, but if you and your roomie have clear communication and expectations of each other, it can go smoothly. During the first week of freshman year, an RA might visit your room …

Icebreaker Questions for You and Your Roommate

When you just move in to your new dorm, those first few conversations with your roommate can be tough. Starting right off with asking super personal questions is probably not a good idea. Not everyone likes to discuss their personal life or family with someone they barely know. The secret to crossing over from stranger …