All summer long (and, let’s be honest … maybe longer) you’ve been looking forward to the freedom that college dorm life offers new students. You can stay up late, there are no parents looking over your shoulder and telling you what to do … what could be better? But the reality is that moving away […]
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 […]
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.