Roommate Avoidance Tactics

Hiding from your college roommate in the study lounge is sometimes the only way for an introvert to get a little time away.

People around all the time. What’s an introvert to do?

Even if you’re lucky enough to have a cool roommate, sometimes you just want to be alone.

Socially awkward penguin chooses to hide out in the study lounge. Some roommates pretend to be asleep.

You may discover that the library is a wonderful place to find quiet and solitude.

Alternatively, you can be alone in a crowd — take your laptop to a crowded coffee shop, for example, or ditch the electronics and bury your head in a book.

Of course, if you want to really get crazy, you could ask your roommate if you could have a little time by yourself. You can use some of the helpful College Roommate tips for getting along.

What’s your best roommate avoidance tactic?


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Author: Amy Widner

Amy is Vice President, Operations at Smart College Visit. She found her 20+ years of experience in corporate and higher education communication to be almost adequate preparation for her recent experience navigating the college search and admissions process with her oldest child. She finds joy in helping ease the process for all.

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