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Can My High School Brother Be My College Roommate?

Question: I'm going to be entering college in the fall of 2018 and I already know that your roommate can be your brother if you like, however, I would like to know if it would still be possible for us the share a room if my brother is still in his second year of (online) high school.

When it comes to roommate assignments, colleges have varying policies. Some colleges will honor all roommate requests from incoming students; some will consider the requests but won’t promise to honor them; and some colleges will not allow new students to select a roommate at all, insisting that the growth experience that college should provide includes learning to live with a total stranger.

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