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A breakdown in communication with a college roommate

Published: November 18, 2014 | By | 9 Replies Continue Reading

After her college roommate is accepted to a sorority and she isn’t, there is a breakdown in communication.

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College friendships: Finding a home away from home

Published: November 3, 2014 | By | 4 Replies Continue Reading

It takes time to make close friends at college and create a home away from home.

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6 Tips for making friends as an expat

Published: October 2, 2014 | Last Updated: May 17, 2020 By | 10 Replies Continue Reading

An expat has problems making friends in California

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Sticky college roommates

Published: February 2, 2014 | Last Updated: February 2, 2014 By | 2 Replies Continue Reading

How do you handle sticky college roommates who want to be more friendly than you would like?

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In the Media – How to deal with a roommate fight (Hercampus.com)

Published: December 6, 2013 | Last Updated: December 6, 2013 By | 2 Replies Continue Reading
In the Media – How to deal with a roommate fight (Hercampus.com)

A collegiate writer from HerCampus.com offers advice on dealing with a roommate fight.

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Entering university without any friends

Published: October 10, 2013 | Last Updated: April 2, 2016 By | 3 Replies Continue Reading

A mom worries about sending her 17-year-old son off to school without any friends.

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Should I tell people I don’t have friends?

Published: September 2, 2013 | Last Updated: April 2, 2016 By | 48 Replies Continue Reading

In most instances, there is no good reason to tell people you don’t have friends.

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Her Campus: The Collegiette’s Ultimate Midterm Survival Guide

Published: October 18, 2012 | Last Updated: August 9, 2015 By | Reply Continue Reading

An article in HerCampus about college study groups

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College: Balancing being a friend and being a roommate

Published: September 30, 2012 | Last Updated: October 28, 2012 By | 1 Reply Continue Reading

It’s normal for roommates to get on each other’s nerves every now and then. A reporter for HerCampus.com recently asked me how she could carve out alone-time for herself and still remain close with her roommate—without hurting her feelings. This is how I responded: Living with someone else can be tough—whether it’s a lover, a […]

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Living with a close friend: What happened to our friendship?

Published: September 12, 2012 | Last Updated: October 28, 2012 By | 3 Replies Continue Reading

About two months ago, a close friend and I moved in together. At first, I was very excited about our new living arrangement and assumed that it would only strengthen our friendship. However, living with this friend seems to have had the opposite effect.

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