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19 ways roommates help you through college

David Hernandez, News Editor

Unlike the fall semester, spring break is the only time off we get this semester. It’s a long wait until we get a break from school, but that’s where roommates come in — they make college bearable.

1. They understand it’s hard to follow through with your new year’s resolutions.

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2. Your roommates understand what stresses you out.

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3. You can always rely on them to never take you seriously.

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4. Grocery shopping is more fun with roommates by your side.

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5. Even when they judge you, they’ll support you.

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6. Completing an assignment is much easier when it’s a group effort. 

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7, You learn it’s best to listen to them the first time.

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 8. “When in doubt, always eat out.” – the roommate motto

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 9. When you finally start to put your life in order, they remind you to reward yourself.

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10. They help you apply what you learn in class.

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 11. They know you best, and they’ll hopefully become a great reference…

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12. When you’re feeling down, they know what to say to make you feel better.

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13. They you’re parents away from home and celebrate your accomplishments.

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14. They’re honest about how you look before you walk out of your apartment.

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15. Group chats with your roommates alone could get you through the day. 

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16. You’re all on the same boat when it comes to money.

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17. They often share the food they cook for dinner.

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18. And they understand when you’re not in the mood to eat healthy.

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19. Truth is you don’t know how you would live without them.

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One Response to “19 ways roommates help you through college”

  1. Roommate Harmony on February 6th, 2015 5:22 pm

    Ha, great article (and great show)! A good roommate is hard to find so appreciate it when you got it. They’ll also ‘pity hate’ any professor/boyfriend/girlfriend that currently annoys you to support your frustration.

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