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Welcome back to the “Classy Gent Chronicles”, where staying classy is the only way to be. Let's jump right into it....
Living alone can be tough. Living with someone else can be tougher. As roommates, you are most likely in a situation where you are living with someone to cut down costs. Let’s be honest, in today’s economy, living alone may not be realistic for many. For others, some people like the company of having someone else in your space. If you suffer from any type of disability or illness, living with another person can be crucial for survival. In my life I only had roommate and our relationship was able to stay afloat due to early communication about certain guidelines. Regardless of why you have a roommate, let’s discuss why roommate relationships don’t work and how to fix it:
Raised in Fort Washington, Maryland in Prince George’s County, Mr. Jonathan C. Harris has served in leadership positions his entire life, from being manager of the school store in elementary school to president of the Homelessness Awareness Club in middle school to president of the National Honor Society in high school. During his time studying statistics at the University of Delaware, he also served as a Resident Assistant, Freshman Year Experience Peer Mentor, and Tour Guide to help students feel at home. Jonathan currently works at Lincoln University in Pennsylvania as a Residence Hall Coordinator, where he oversees two residence halls. He has planned and presented at numerous seminars and conferences related to issues on college campuses. He has received several honors and awards including High School Valedictorian, Residence Hall Coordinator of the Year, Dean's List, Residence Life's People’s Choice Award, Kiwanis Club Citizenship Award, and the Excellence in Service to Students Award.