I asked this because I'm a senior in college, moving to NYC this summer and curious about what adult life is like with regards to roommates. my dilemma: I'm deciding to live between two friends from college, let's call them A and B. I'm not as close to A and more comfortable with B; A comes from different background than me (A is much more well off), is more social and fun to hang out with, but I'd say I know more people from B's friend group and would get along with them better since we're pretty much from the same socioeconomic background. All of us are working in finance/consulting.
From college I've learned that the people you live with are a big part of your social life. You go out with them, their friends become your friends. Truth be told, I dislike my suitemates in college because they're antisocial and not very fun. In fact I recently realized I don't like most the friends I made in college that much because I don't feel inspired or motivated by them. my lackluster social life is partly my fault since I mostly kept to myself and could've been a lot more socially outgoing in college. I wish to change that after college, so I want to be more strategic about my roommate selection. For that reason, I'd lean more toward A. Do you think your roommates plays a role in your social life once you start working? Am I overemphasizing it? do you make friends elsewhere?
EDIT: thanks for the replies. Also, maybe I should've clarified, I'm a girl and so are the people I mentioned haha wonder if that would change any dynamic besides the obvious fact that we won't need to worry about picking up girls at bars/clubs...
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