I am a sophomore transfer student at Northeastern University. Since I am a sophomore, and considered an upperclassmen, they placed me in one of the apartment dorms. Apartment dorms suck because I felt that not many people open their doors and it is really hard to meet people in the dorms. I don't even feel like I am living in a dorm, instead I feel like I am living in an apartment.
What doesn't help is that I cannot be transferred to the Freshmen dorms, and that is how people actually meet each other. My floor doesn't have a lot of people, compared to the Freshmen dorms, and it is really hard making friends.
I tried attending events, but it seems like the welcome events are made mostly for freshmen students only, and those freshmen students seems to go to these events with people in their floor. It is really hard for me to join in, since I live in a different apartment.
Anyone transfers here, especially from my school, who are going through the same situation or have gone through the same situation? How did you deal with it? NEU folks, how did you meet other people?