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How Are Roommates Selected?

How Are Roommates Selected?

Question: After you apply to college and have been accepted, how can you arrange who will become your roommate?

Colleges have dif…

Must Honors Student Live in Honors Housing?

Must Honors Student Live in Honors Housing?

Question: I was recently admitted to the University of Connecticut for next fall, and I was pretty surprised to find out that I w…

Changing Penn State Campus Choice Post-Admission

Changing Penn State Campus Choice Post-Admission

Question: My son was accepted at Penn State Berks. (This was his second choice; his first was University Park.) Unfortunately, t…

Help .... My "Non-Smoking" Roommate is a Smoker

Help .... My "Non-Smoking" Roommate is a Smoker

Question: On my roommate-matching questionnaire, I wrote down that I do not smoke and expect to live with another non-smoker. I f…

Help for apprehensive boarding-school freshman?

Help for apprehensive boarding-school freshman?

Question: What words of advice do you offer to parents of a very apprehensive 9th grader who is going away to boarding school for…

Effects of Crowed Dorm Room on Freshmen?

Effects of Crowed Dorm Room on Freshmen?

Question: Have there been any studies conducted that suggest the optimal living situation for freshman students (single, double, …

The End of Western Civilization

The End of Western Civilization

Forget about The Bomb. Forget about AIDS. Forget about terrorists, the economic collapse, and all the other headline-making thr…

Do colleges pay attention to roommate preferences?

Do colleges pay attention to roommate preferences?

Question: Do colleges really pay attention to the roommate preference questions on my college application?

A lot of smaller colle…

What do TAs do at a college?

What do TAs do at a college?

Question: What do TAs do at a college?

TAs are Teaching Assistants. They are usually graduate students who are working as assist…

What NOT to Pack for College

What NOT to Pack for College

A while ago, I was interviewed by a reporter for a Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania newspaper about the art of packing for college. The a…

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