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How Colleges Assign Roommates, and Why It Matters

06 Aug

Free for 24 hours. Roommates can influence each other’s attitudes and behavior, but pairing students to encourage particular outcomes can backfire.

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Consider also, the creation of living learning communities whereby students self-select communities based on their own sense of self-identity. Recommendations for assigning roommates is then less of an issue as all members of the community share a common set of characteristics.

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