Renter’s Advice and Resources

Renter’s Advice and Resources

5 Tips to Find the Right College Roommate

Jessica Lee

 · Jul 25, 2023

Whether you’re an incoming college student feeling anxious about your potential dorm roommate or a budget-conscious graduate student preparing to embrace adulthood, choosing a compatible roommate can be a challenging endeavor.

Ah, college dormitories—havens of hedonism, homework help (and distractions), and the inevitable hellish noises. Campus-area apartments for college students are filled with people you don’t know and who don’t want to know you, far enough from campus to discourage class attendance, and not guaranteed to be much quieter or cleaner than a dormitory. So which should you pick as a college student? Let’s explore in detail some drawbacks and benefits of both options.

aptsherpa

 · Jan 4, 2006