You'd figure with the ever rising costs of college tuition in the United States that students would get more bang for the buck, but sadly, this isn't the case.
Sure, you have some students who manage to pimp out their dorms, but usually they're pretty basic. And the worst part? You don't even get a room all to yourself, most of the time.
Which is something that British university students just can't understand.
Like, what are we paying for, exactly?
the fact that americans fork out so much for uni and then have to share a room with some rando is unreal— ḃridie (@gothsonthebeach) September 17, 2017
A country so big you get addresses like 5467 Main Street and they can't rustle up a room per student— Sarah Perry (@SarahGPerry) September 7, 2017
I'M NOT HAVING IT
If uni meant sharing a room in the UK I'd NEVER HAVE GONE & would've gone straight to work as an eg blacksmi - wait what point am I making— Sarah Perry (@SarahGPerry) September 7, 2017
The implications of room sharing were quickly realized. No, the sock isn't a myth.
And that whole SOCK ON THE DOOR thing is that REAL??— Sarah Perry (@SarahGPerry) September 7, 2017
"Oh you're shagging Lindy from Phi Beta Kappa Omegatron ok fine I'll sleep in the hall"
Some think sharing rooms is a great exercise in personal development.
I shared a room for three years! It's a way for privileged 18 year olds to have to learn how to live with people and not be a dick about it.— Fiona Zublin (@bear_foot) September 7, 2017
But the Brits still weren't convinced.
Fez I count myself first in line to admire my translantic brethren but no it's not on and I rebuke it *folded arms*— Sarah Perry (@SarahGPerry) September 7, 2017
All that money American students pay to go to college, and they have to share rooms. It's disgraceful 😩— BUFFEYSHA (@petitetweeter_) August 13, 2017
But someone pointed out that some students don't really need to live in the dorms and share a room with a stranger if they don't want to. The key word is some, however.
Honestly it's poor planning on their part. But some schools it's mandatory freshmen year or they're city lacks better housing.— R Ø B (@robert_drd) August 13, 2017
Do you have any dorm room horror stories?