We are pleased to share with you that we have been noted in an NBC News article titled Match Made on Facebook: More College Freshmen Choose Their Own Roommates. The article, written by Elizabeth Chuck, explores the shift in college roommate matching to roommate self-selection.
The article also touches on the idea still held by some that students should be forced into uncomfortable situations in order to learn about themselves. At RoomSync, we feel that empowering students to connect with others on their own terms allows them to feel secure and, in return, they are more likely to explore new social and academic opportunities with positive results. Read more about our thoughts on homophily in our blog article, The Homophily Debate.