24 Mar Roommate Matching Research: Infographic
The RoomSync Team loves research! We’ve spent years collecting and analyzing data from our clients, the media, and industry partners. We have compiled research specific to RoomSync performance as well as research involving the concept of roommate matching. This information helps us provide the best possible product to our users – and helps our clients make the most informed decisions when it comes to their roommate matching choices.
Using roommate matching research from trusted resources, we’ve compiled this handy infographic. You can download a full resolution version – and many other pieces of research – in the research section of our website.
The infographic contains call outs from:
- Residence Hall Roommate Selection: The Impact of an Online Search Program, Random Assignment, or Existing Relationship on Satisfaction, Persistence, and Academic Performance; Jon Coleman, University of Georgia, 2006
- Peer Effects With Random Assignment: Results For Dartmouth Roommates; Bruce Sacerdote, National Bureau of Economic Research, 2000
- MSU-Led Study Identifies Risks for Quitting College; Andy Henion, Tim Pleskac; Michigan State University, 2011
- Personal, health, academic, and environmental predictors of stress for residence hall students; Dusselier L, Dunn B, Wang Y, Shelley MC 2nd, Whalen DF; NCBI, 2005
- Gloomy Thinking Can Be Contagious; Shankar Vedentam, NPR, 2013