The term “limited space” may take on a much more profound meaning when you see your dorm room and realize that you’ve brought too much stuff from home. If you think the space isn’t enough for your things, it’s time to organize your allotted space and make everything fit. A semblance of order will help […]
From Furniture to Privacy: All About Dorm Life
There’s no doubt that one of the most exciting parts of going away to college is living on your own – and for many students, their first introduction to independent living is dorm life! Dorm life can be as challenging as it is exciting – there’s decorating to be done and snacks to be purchased, not to mention roommates to deal with. If you are a student adjusting to dorm life or the parent of someone adjusting to campus living, this section is for you!
Maximizing space in your dorm room, avoiding confrontations with new roommates – there are all kinds of challenges when it comes to adjusting to dorm life. Some students may find it hard to adjust to communal bathrooms. Others headed to college may wonder how they’ll keep their room organized. And still others may want to know who has the best hbcu dorms.
HBCU Lifestyle puts all of that information within reach. Check back often for everything you need to make dorm life as comfortable as can be.
Stress is inevitable when you have to deal with people with strong personalities. If you have the tendency to blow your top and you find yourself butting heads with someone who has a similar disposition, you may be inviting a stressful situation that you don’t need. For instance, that noisy neighbor in your dorm needs […]
In a perfect world, a very wise psychologist will be sitting in the main office of the college dorms sorting potential boarders according to hometown, family background, personality traits and cultural beliefs. In the real world, however, room assignments are random at best, and you will have to live with the roommate assigned to you […]
When you’re a freshman living in the dorms at college, you experience some pretty interesting things. There’s nothing like a hundred college kids living in close quarters, on their own for the first time. There are students playing Frisbee in the hallway, ten different styles of music playing at once, and you’re guaranteed to be […]
Sharing living spaces can be very difficult when you are living with one or several other people you don’t know. Here are tips on managing communal areas.
With a little imagination and effort, you can be the freshman with the most eco-friendly dorm room on campus. Going green in college doesn’t refer to the color on the classroom walls. It means buying products — appliances, storage solutions, bath basics, sheets and towels — made from recycled or organically grown materials. It can […]