The Roommate Quiz

Virtually all of Stanford's undergraduates live on campus. Write a note to your future roommate that reveals something about you or that will help your roommate -- and us -- know you better. (250 word limit.)


Your ideal roommate is similar to you because she:

a) is an athlete who loves waking up for early morning runs and lives for her next adrenaline rush.

b) likes drinking hot chocolate and watching Netflix while curled up under a blanket on a Friday night.

c) always knows what and when fun things are happening whether it’s a free concert or football game.

d) has tried to DIY everything from quilts to websites to ice cream.

e) may not be Tina Fey, but will do anything to make you smile on a bad day.

f) does crossword puzzles in pen and makes personality quizzes for fun.


If you chose any of the above: You’re in luck! Any and all of the choices listed describe me. We seem to have at least one thing in common already, and for the next year we’ll be having at least one more—our room. Full disclosure: I have been known to snore and sleepwalk. Even worse, I’m a below average cook. However, I do have a Costco membership with perks I will gladly share with you!

If none of the choices appealed to you: Don’t be too worried. There’s a lot more to me than the six choices listed and we have all year to get to know each other. For now though: my name is Caitlin and I...

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