|By Hepidy (Hepidy) on Wednesday, July 28, 2004 - 05:36 pm: Edit|
How old is too old to live in the dorms, I know theres no "age limit policy" but as far as the social aspect of dorm life is concerned.
|By Woogiewilly25 (Woogiewilly25) on Wednesday, July 28, 2004 - 06:15 pm: Edit|
Usually junior year most students are on off campus housing...at least at most of the shcools my buds go to, and at my school...
|By Daffodil22 (Daffodil22) on Wednesday, July 28, 2004 - 10:00 pm: Edit|
I assume (from your other posts) that you are an older, returning student. Many schools have apartments for grad and/or married students- see if you can live in them. That way, you will get some "social aspect" of dorm life, the convenience of being close to campus, and won't pull your hair out as the "old one" in a freshman dorm.
I don't think it's a good idea to live in a traditiional, freshman only dorm. It may be awkward to you as well as your roommate and floormates.
|By Kantgitrite101 (Kantgitrite101) on Wednesday, July 28, 2004 - 10:46 pm: Edit|
I know of a 34 year old man who lives in the dorms, he kind of became a kid. He joined a frat and everything, it's a little wierd to have a grown up in the dorms but he's kinda cool.
|By Hepidy (Hepidy) on Thursday, July 29, 2004 - 12:54 pm: Edit|
I'm definately not 34, and thanks for all your replies, and I'll be living in the fraternity house.
|By Buckojackson (Buckojackson) on Thursday, July 29, 2004 - 03:12 pm: Edit|
Im an older student living in dorms...but im in the upperclass and graduate student dorms. And yep, im still undergrad.
|By Joev (Joev) on Thursday, July 29, 2004 - 03:38 pm: Edit|
I am returning student and lived in dorms for one semester at Kent State and it sucked. People steal your stuff when you are not home, and you get about half the space you would in a studio apartment for twice the cost.
|By Onnihs (Onnihs) on Thursday, July 29, 2004 - 06:22 pm: Edit|
I'm a 24 year old that just recently transferred to berkeley, and NO WAY will I live in the dorms. I had enough of that lifestyle in the barracks :P
I think i would go crazy living with 18 to 20 year olds, primarily because I've done partied my ass off already, and I really want to focus on my undergrad and finish as soon as I can. I'm not going to college for the social life, or even for the college experience - i am strictly going to better my future.
With that said, I'm going to stay in an apartment, probably a 1 bdrm. it's going to be fun.
|By Clickspring (Clickspring) on Thursday, July 29, 2004 - 07:39 pm: Edit|
it's always ok to live in the dorms
|By Demingy (Demingy) on Thursday, July 29, 2004 - 07:47 pm: Edit|
|By Buckojackson (Buckojackson) on Thursday, July 29, 2004 - 08:17 pm: Edit|
No, it's 87.
|By Thekev (Thekev) on Friday, July 30, 2004 - 03:10 am: Edit|
No way. Remember Blue? Who wouldn't want to room with an 99 year old? Those bros can party like their 19-or-99.
|By Muppetcoat (Muppetcoat) on Friday, July 30, 2004 - 09:22 am: Edit|
Just be prepared to get teased about it (good naturedly of course)...
|By Buckojackson (Buckojackson) on Friday, July 30, 2004 - 03:29 pm: Edit|
YOU'RE MY BOY, BLUE! YOU'RE MY BOY.
|By Shelly147 (Shelly147) on Friday, July 30, 2004 - 03:46 pm: Edit|
Hehe. The movie "Old School" it the theme for Hopkins's orientation this year. We just got a packet from orientation, and this packing list has as the background the picture of Will Ferrell with the microphone and his fist in the air, when he's screaming "We're going streaking!". The list is titled "We're packing!!"
|By Hepidy (Hepidy) on Friday, July 30, 2004 - 04:51 pm: Edit|
Demingy where are you living next year, not really where but what type of housing.
|By Demingy (Demingy) on Friday, July 30, 2004 - 06:34 pm: Edit|
I'm still going to be at my community college, so I'm going to be living in an apartment. Even after I transfer I will probably be in an apartment because my bf will be with me (and we have two cats).
But, I will admit that if I didn't have those to consider I'd think about staying in the dorm at least the first year (and I'm 26---so I obviously don't think *that* is too old).
|By Hepidy (Hepidy) on Friday, July 30, 2004 - 09:01 pm: Edit|
So am I thanks for the response
|By Plot93 (Plot93) on Saturday, August 07, 2004 - 07:38 pm: Edit|
Some colleges have dorms specifically designed for older students. Some don't even let students under 20 or under 23 live in them (age-restrictive dorms).
It probably is more comfortable for most people to live in dorms with students who are not too much younger (or older) than you. Yet there are always exceptions. I too have heard of guys around 35 living in a dorm with 20 year olds. And I knew one guy in his 40's who actually lived off-campus but hung out with the young crowd, going to their parties, etc.
If you're in your mid-twenties, you probably won't stand out too much.
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