What to do as a College Freshman

With senior year of high school complete and a diploma under your belt, a familiar chapter of your life has come to an end. You may be packing up one stage of life, but it is just the beginning to new experiences and opportunities at college. Transitioning from the former big man on campus to […]

6 Tips for Adjusting to an Empty Nest

When kids move on to college, it can be hard for parents to redefine themselves or adjust to living without their kids in the home.  It can be an emotional time for parents and the kids.  Below are six tips for adjusting to an empty nest. 1. Plan Ahead Get involved with the moving experience. […]

College Moving Tips: Temporary Storage

Are you a college student heading home for break or maybe even traveling abroad? Regardless of your situation, you may be a little stressed and might need some help. Here is an overview of services that will help alleviate the stress and headache of moving and storing your items to and from college. Services like Collegeboxes let you […]

College Moving Tips: Small Moves with No Furniture

Getting ready to move for college is one of the most exciting milestones in someone’s life. If you’re like me, when moving around furniture isn’t an issue. Between the dorm I lived in freshman year and my current apartment that came fully furnished , moving is mainly about transporting all of my clothes. Moving is […]

What to Expect When Studying Abroad Part 2

Traveling overseas and living in a new place for a long time will teach you many things. Coming back home afterwards will take some adjusting. Here are some other things you should expect when studying abroad: You will experience culture shock. Whether you end up studying abroad in South Africa or England the cultural differences may surprise you. […]

What to Expect When Studying Abroad Part 1

Studying abroad will be so much more than you imagine and nothing like anything else you have experienced in your life. Whether this is your first time traveling overseas or without your family, here’s what to expect when studying abroad: You will spend more money than you think you will. Studying abroad will break your […]

Moving to Harvard University

Can you believe you are going to one of the most prestigious schools in the world in a few weeks? Are you ready to rub elbows with some of the most intelligent minds from all around the globe? Before you get too excited about moving to Harvard University make sure that you are ready to move […]

Moving to Simon Fraser University

It’s almost that time of the year: moving to your new school! Are you ready to attend Simon Fraser University this fall? Before you set off in that moving truck to begin one of the most memorable and important chapters of your life, be sure to check out these tips to make your transition into […]

Moving to DePaul University

So you’ve been accepted to DePaul University, now what? Well, the fall semester is almost here which means it’s time to pack your stuff into that moving truck and move to DePaul University! Are you ready to rock that red and blue and cheer on the Blue Demons? Location DePaul is nestled within Windy City which […]

Moving to Boston University

It’s that wonderful time of the year when you spread your wings and fly out from your hometown to a big university that you will now call home. You’re on your way to becoming a Terrier! Follow these few tips and moving to Boston University will be a breeze. Moving in Like a Pro First-year students […]

Summer Storage

Summer is here, that means a lot of heat and sunlight.  So if you’re in need of some summer storage to hold your belongings, consider renting a storage unit to protect your belonging from the blazing sun and furnace-like temperatures. Here are some ideas for what you may want to keep in summer storage: Winter Clothes – […]

Moving to the San Francisco State University

A city as vibrant  as San Francisco is a great location for a college student. Are you ready to be a Gator and wear purple and gold while attending San Francisco State University? Ready to soak in all that the West Coast has to offer? This big city will offer cultural opportunities, great food, incredible […]