There are a few things to consider. If it’s your money, it’s your decision where to live. However, if your guardian is paying for it, it’s a little more difficult. You need to do your research and formulate a thorough argument. Make a list of the pros to living on campus and highlight the fact that there are RA’s to keep an eye on you. Here’s a great list of the pros to living on campus. If they don’t go for it and you really want to live on campus, then consider working to pay for it yourself. When you’re ready to make the move, check out these tips to make it smooth.
Yes, take as many dual credit classes as your schedule allows. When I was in high school, dual credit courses weren’t really publicized so I didn’t hear about the program until after I started college. I was jealous when I found out other students were entering college as sophomores. It’s a great opportunity. And yes, you’re right. Double majoring and then going to graduate school will take a while. Get as much done as you can now.