It had been about 3 months since Alex had moved out of her parents basement and into a college dorm room with her best friend Ivy. And though she was enjoying college life, she hadn't really made any new friends, which is something she had wanted to do all throughout her college career. Of course she'd made some acquaintances, but never a true solid friendship. She sat in her bedroom on her bed, the bed flooded with textbooks, pencils, highlighters and flash cards. She'd been studying for an hour and a half (the most boring study session of her life) and that was one of the many things that caused her to over-think. Oh my God what am I doing with my life!? I have like one friend and I've been in college for three months! Maybe I'm lame... OH NO I'VE LOST MY COOL!! Alex thought to herself. The thought of Ivy leaving her for a better best friend reared it's head and she cringed. Of course she was just being paranoid (as always). That was another one of Alex's mannerisms: she got paranoid about anything... And EVERYTHING! Maybe it was time for a change of pace. Time to meet some new people and make some new friends! Alex threw her books and stuff to the side of the bed, grabbing her laptop. She was thinking of a way she could meet some new people. There was Facebook, but she was absolutely sure if she started messaging random people on there, people would think she was weird. She decided to call her bestest friend in the whole world!! Alex picked up her cell phone, dialing Ivy's number. While Ivy was out at the coffee shop after her last class when she heard her phone's oh to familiar ring tone "Boom Clap" by Charlie XCX, she quickly reached for the iPhone and slid the green button over and with a quick "Helllo? Ivy here!" She said as she looked at the contact to see Alex's goofy face. "Alex? What's up?" "Ok so dude, I have like no friends. And don't say you have me because you don't count. But, I was thinking about getting us some new friends, possibly some roommates too. I was thinking we could stay in the huge house that my parents got me and we get some roommates." Alex typed up some stuff on the computer as she talked. "You should just say yes because I'm already making flyers." She giggled. Ivy giggled as she sipped her latte. "Heyyy, I don't count? Who helped you get your curly hair out of that locker in the 10th grade?!" She giggled again and listened to her best friend ramble on. "So were moving out of that shitty dorm room and getting a bunch of strangers to live in a house with us? Sounds like a great idea, oh yeah nothing can go wrong." She rolled her eyes. Alex laughed "Hey that wasn't my fault! Toni Speranzi completely had it out for me after I stole her part In the play!! But yeah that's about it. How are we gonna do this?" Alex chewed on her bottom lip, another nervous habit of hers. Ivy laughed as she switched her phone to the other ear. "Well How about you calm down chicka. How bout we set up video auditions/submissions and pick our favorite people? Kinda like Parental Control." Alex gasped and screamed "Oh my God, yes! Yes! Yes!!" Alex exclaimed with excitement. That was the perfect way to meet their potential roommates! Alexandria was too excited for words. "Ivy you are a damn genius!" she laughed. Ivy flipped her curly mess of hair very dramatically and laughed. "Oh girl I know!" Ivy smiled and bit her lower lip. "I'll be home in a few girl!" Alex smiled, making the flyers and printing as many as her printer would let her. All of the flyers told people a little about herself and Ivy and why they were letting random people live in her house. Each one had a little card on it asking them to email Ivy or herself with a video submission including their name, age a little about them, why they wanna stay in the house and what they could bring/help with in the house. As Ivy walked through the door of their dorm, Alex shoved a huge stack of flyers and a roll of tape into her arms. "There is no talk, only do," Alex giggled, walking past Ivy and into the crowded hallways of Washington State University. She started stapling them on walls and poles as Ivy taped them up as well. When they were done posting the flyers around school and handing them out they headed back to their room. *2 Days Later* It was a Saturday night and Alex and Ivy were both sitting at laptops, checking emails for video submissions. She had been checking her email nonstop for the last 2 days. She was a little exited to have people staying in her house. It was more of a mansion than a house, having over 16 rooms, a pool, theatre, and extra-large rooms for them to turn into whatever they wish. Ivy was in awe since the moment they got there to make sure everything in the house was perfect. "We might be looking through emails all night, Ivy. I’m actually really excited, but I’m freaking out in my mind.” Alex giggled Ivy laughed as she browsed the news feed on Facebook. "Oh come on! Do you really think that many people are going to want to stay in a house with us? I mean, you’re crazy!" She laughed Alex shook her head. "I am not that crazy! But I mean it’s a mansion, who doesn’t wanna live in a mansion?!” Alex paced back and forth, chewing on her bottom lip and twiddling her hands out of nervousness. She had never thrown a party before, so she had no idea how to be a hostess . Ivy walked back over to Alex and placed her hands on her pacing best friends shoulders. "Don’t worry if any weirdos wanna move in. I got your back" Alex nodded, and she heard a PING on her computer; meaning that she had gotten another email. She clicked on the first one that popped up. The subject read: Roommates Wanted. She took a deep breath and started the video.