One way to find out what kind of roommate you are is to live with someone for a year, ask them to review your performance, and brace yourself for the verdict. Another way is to take this quiz. Many of these scenarios and responses are based on students’ confessions in CampusWell surveys. Choose the options you think are best to find out how you rank.
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Rhonda Richards-Smith, a relationship expert and psychotherapist, Los Angeles, California.
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