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Tidy or Terrifying: The Dorm Housekeeping Quiz

Dorm life is one heady, exciting adventure. Except until you discover your roommate is a slob, communal showers are gross and your mom isn't here to make anyone clean out the refrigerator. Still, you get to make your own decisions about whether your dorm environs are tidy or terrifying. Where do you land on the dorm housekeeping spectrum? Take our quiz and find out.

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  • 10 Habits That Prevent Pests in Your Dorm Room

    10 Habits That Prevent Pests in Your Dorm Room

    Unfortunately, the sloppy lives many students lead attract critters to residence halls. If you don't want bugs and other pests in your dorm room, you'll have to be careful. See more »

  • 10 Privacy Tips for Dorm Living

    10 Privacy Tips for Dorm Living

    Really? You're supposed to live in this tiny room with two other people? Is there any way to create some personal time and space in an area this cramped? See more »

  • 10 Spots in the Dorm Bathroom Everyone Forgets to Clean

    10 Spots in the Dorm Bathroom Everyone Forgets to Clean

    The toilet handle. The light switch. These are places in the bathroom we forget to clean. And in a dorm bathroom used by lots of people, leaving these forgotten areas dirty can be damaging to your health. What else should be added to the list? See more »

  • 5 Dorm Room Accessories You Really Do Need

    5 Dorm Room Accessories You Really Do Need

    When you leave for college, there may be many things you want to take, but there some that you simply can't live without. You may be surprised what you find necessary. See more »

  • 5 House Rules to Set with Your Dorm Roommate

    5 House Rules to Set with Your Dorm Roommate

    You're really excited for college, but nothing can bring you down to earth faster than the idea of sharing your space with a stranger. Here are five rules to set with your new roomie before things get awkward. See more »

  • 5 Reasons to Love Dorm Life

    5 Reasons to Love Dorm Life

    Living in the dorms is one of the hallmarks of the college life, but is it the best part of the university experience? We outline five good reasons to love dorm life. See more »

  • 5 Tips for Making the Most of Dorm Storage Space

    5 Tips for Making the Most of Dorm Storage Space

    If you learn to organize, you can transform your crowded dorm room into a vibrant, comfortably tricked-out cave of coziness. These tips will help you make good use of the limited space. See more »

  • 5 Tips for Staying Healthy While Living in a Dorm

    5 Tips for Staying Healthy While Living in a Dorm

    College dorm life usually doesn't equate to a healthy lifestyle. In fact, living in a college dorm can make staying healthy seem like an uphill battle; but it doesn't have to be that way. See more »

  • 5 Ways to Adjust to Dorm Life

    5 Ways to Adjust to Dorm Life

    Depending on your personality, you may be thrilled with the idea of college dorm life -- or you may be on the verge of a panic attack. Try to relax. This is going to be fun. See more »

  • 5 Ways to Keep Pests Out of Your Dorm Room

    5 Ways to Keep Pests Out of Your Dorm Room

    It's much easier to prevent an infestation than it is to cope with one that's already underway. Follow these tips to keep your dorm room pest free. See more »

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