It’s often confusing for students to figure out what to bring to college when they are going to live on campus. We’ve created a dorm checklist that covers all basics.
Having trouble sleeping through the night? That’s very common for college students, especially with the crazy busy schedules they have. But sleeping consistently throughout the night is important. Getting a good night’s rest may help you function during the day, reduce stress levels, have an overall positive impact on your health, and help you concentrate […]
There’s something about college that makes you feel sad and alone. It’s the fact that you will be far away from home, family, and friends. Most importantly, you will miss your room which served as your shell for several years. But just because you’re in college doesn’t mean you can’t bring a little of home […]
Not everyone is lucky enough to get a roommate with similar preferences and traits. Even if you have a lot in common with your roommate, you still need to clarify your stand on certain things. Remember, your roommate is going to be sharing your space, which means you have to get along regardless of your […]
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.