Beating the Roommate Blues

If you’re lucky, you’ll find a roommate that you love. So many of my friends are still close with their freshman year roommates, and some are even living with them junior and senior year. I, on the other-hand, was not as lucky. My roommate and I “met” on Facebook, and when we got to talking…

Learning From Mistakes

One of the first things I learned, very quickly, was that you are only as good as the people you surround yourself with. Initially, I was incredibly homesick. I missed my family, my friends, my dog, and I didn’t feel like I fit at Miami at all. One of the things that made this problem…

The Journey Begins

You’ve done it; you’ve picked a college and you’re getting ready to start a completely new chapter in your life. You’ve talked to a million different people about what to expect, yet still feel completely unprepared. How do you know if you’ll get along with your roommate? What classes should you take first? How do…