News Archive 2009-2018

College Roommate Pairings Go Online (Wall St. Journal) Archives

Members of Bowdoin’s Class of 2014 have received their roommate assignments and in many cases have already gone online to scope out the person with whom they’ll be sharing space. Facebook provides the profile, Google Earth, the glimpse into his or her backyard. Technology is also out in front of the process, helping to match students using online compatibility surveys.