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Finding a college roommate in freshman year?

Hi there! I'll be starting college next year and I'm really wondering how to find a good roommate for my freshman year. What are some tips or websites that could help me find someone compatible? I'd appreciate any advice or personal experiences! Thanks!

8 months ago

Hey there! I totally understand your concern. One effective way to find a compatible roommate is through a college's official Facebook group for incoming students. Many students post short bios about themselves, their sleeping habits, study preferences, and hobbies. This method can give you a real sense of who the person is before deciding to room together.

Another option is to check if your college has a roommate matching service, which can be quite detailed, matching students based on compatibility factors like cleanliness, sleep schedules, and study habits. Lastly, don't forget to communicate with potential roommates before making a decision. Having an honest conversation about expectations and lifestyles can help ensure a good match. Wishing you the best of luck in finding a great roommate!

8 months ago

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