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College roommate conflict deters student success, particularly for freshmen. The typical causes of roommate conflict are investigated and a new roommate behavior contract exercise is discussed as one method of reducing roommate conflict.


Proceedings of the 21st Annual Meeting International Academy of Linguisitics and Social Sciences (Volume 21) November 12-15, 2009. Royal Sun Resort, Orlando, Florida, Charles M. Byles, Virginia Commonwealth University Proceedings Editor