Articles Tagged: Roommates

Lone Male Roommate Examines Prior Judgments

As I sat watching American Idol with my 3 female roommates the other night, I began to reflect on the decision process that had landed me in this less than ideal situation. I had lived with girls before and I knew what I was doing at the outset of my apartment search; when I first […]

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Songs to Help you Clean Your Apartment

Usually, an apartment requires a thorough cleaning about once a week, depending on how many roommates you have. This is, however, not exactly everyone’s favorite activity. The hardest task is typically not the cleaning itself, but mobilizing yourself and your roommates to partake. I have found that musical motivation is the best method to get […]

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Chicken Soup for Your Roommate’s Cold

Remember when you were young and you came down with flu? It was not all that bad when someone in your family would selflessly try to nurture you back to health by serving you chicken noodle soup while you watched The Price is Right. You could annex the couch from the rest of the family […]

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Finding the Right Roommate

Last week our article “Loving Living with Roommates” about renting an apartment with roommates that discussed the benefits as well as certain possible issues of contention of which you should be aware. We plan on revisiting this topic frequently because living with roommates is a large part of the renting experience. Finding an apartment is […]

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Loving Living with Roommates

Personally, I have always preferred to live with friends. When I rented an apartment in Washington, D.C., we had 4 people living in a 3 bedroom place, and I currently rent in San Francisco with 3 others. I have only lived alone once, and it wasn’t long before I began having intense discussions with my […]

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