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Single or Double or Triple Room?

I am pleased to say I got into a nice University in Los Angeles that I am likely going to attend.

However, I am filling out my housing application. I am debating if I want to go for a single room or a double. I am not sure about triple either.

My fear is that I do a lot of strange things from slipping into manias or psychotic episodes to pacing mindlessly and talking to my own mind.

I think I can manage this, but I fear that the roommate would not appreciate it, and I do like my privacy. What do you guys think? We would be living in a small room together.

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I would go for the single room, privacy and rest are very important. What are you inclined to?

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Probably the single. I feel like I would want the roommate experience, and then I realize that it is not the best for me.

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I think single is a no brainer if you can get it. Congratulations on going to/getting into uni! :tada:

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Thanks! I’m going to try and fill it out now XD. It has issues loading.

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Congrats @Sharp! What are you going to study?

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Engineering! :smiley: Over at the UC in LA. I’m very excited.

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Do you have to specialise early on or do you get a bit of variety to begin with? I ask cos my dads a mechanical engineer and my brother is a chemical engineer.

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I think we get some variety to begin with. I’m going signed up for mechanical and bio medical depending on if I try to do something after. So many choices it is kinda scary.

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Ah, you’re so smart! Good luck, Sharpii the Younger! :revolving_hearts:

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when I was in college my first year I had to live in the dorms, I had three roommates, it was horrible, and I was non symptomatic at the time. If you are going into a dorm, request a chance to change the locks on your door at the beginning of the year, me and my roommates had the issue of one of the previous occupants showing up drunk and puking all over the place.

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When I went to a University I shared a dorm room with my best friend at the time, and even that was kind of stressful. I would definitely go with the single room. Congratulations on your University acceptance.

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Congrats! That’s a wonderful thing to look forward to! I would go single room for sure. There’s nothing really magical about experiencing a roommate. You think maybe you have some annoying habits? They do too! :grin:

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Yeah meant to say - go for the single room. There will always be other folk on campus so you won’t get lonely boarding on your own.

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I’m sure you know this, but don’t get too attached to the idea of a single room. Those are usually pretty limited and in high demand. At my school, they’re pretty much reserved for upperclassmen.

I had one roommate who was meh, one who was so scary that I had to request a transfer out, and one who was one of the best friends I’ve ever had.

For the last one, both of us had had terrible roommate experiences and had asked for singles and were so exhausted and pessimistic to end up with each other, but it didn’t take long before we were grateful to have been stuck together.

I never got to have a room of my own, but it ended up okay :whale:

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Thank you very much. I really appreciate the compliment :blush: . You are and everyone else here is very smart too

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I’m definitely going to apply for a single now XD. I’ll will pray that the give it to me!

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Single room for sure

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College roommates get on each other’s nerves under the best of circumstances. However, if you get a single room you might end up spending a lot of time alone. Is that difficult for you? Personally, I always want a single room.

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I just put down my deposit on a room. I wouldn’t mind being in a door would have lots of people around anyways. :slight_smile: