The Importance Of Roommates

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Before we even arrive at college, the only thing on most peoples’ minds is finding a roommate. Countless hours are spent on Facebook and other social media talking to and trying to find someone suitable to live with. This is a good idea, however the social media barrier allows for lies to be told. Someone we thought was exactly like us, could in reality be nothing like us. Most of these lies do not come out until we are actually living with this person. Roommates are one of the most important aspects of college life, and what type one gets can make or break the college experience. Out of the three choices of roommates, acquaintance, best friends or enemies; my roommate, Stephanie, and I fall under the acquaintance category. Both of us get …show more content…
In order to uphold this we each take turns cleaning the room and making sure our side is clean. This leaves no room for conflict and we are both happy living in the clean environment. We can get along when we are together and in the same room, but at the same time, both have separate lives outside of the dorm room. This situation leads to an amazing college experience because it allows for more freedom. It creates an environment where we are able to go out and make our own friends, and at the end of the day come back to the room and not worry about …show more content…
I have only met one person that is in this situation. Her roommate and she talked on Facebook and she thought they would get along great. However, she later found that her roommate lied about a lot of stuff and they did not get along at all. This led to the two of them fighting all of the time and literally hating each other. The fighting got so bad that one of the girls snuck out and changed rooms while the other was home one weekend. When the girl came back to school her roommate had completely unexpectedly moved out of the room. However they hated each other so much neither cared the other was gone. Having an enemy as a roommate ruined both of their college experiences and now each of them have to start fresh and move

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