It might seem like obvious advice, but getting involved with someone who’s taken is a seriously bad idea.
Older guys are notorious for seeking out freshmen girls.
Don’t make it your dating headquarters; branch out and choose girls or guys who live in other buildings.
You’ll avoid any awkward hallway encounters, and you’ll be able to feel comfortable in your home all year long.
By the time your class reaches its senior year, almost every person who began college in an LDR will have moved on.