College Bound: Tips for Moving to Ole Miss

Congratulations on deciding to attend the University of Mississippi, more commonly known as Ole Miss. The mascot here is the Rebel Black Bear and the school colors are Crimson and Yale Blue. Ole Miss is known for its beautiful campus and strong Greek life. If you are preparing to move into the dorms (or a […]

College Bound: Tips for Moving to Florida State University

When it comes to your college experience, you are already off on the right foot just based on your locale! Moving to Florida State University means that for the next four years you get to enjoy sunshine, and lots of it! You’ll also enjoy tailgating at FSU’s Indian Village, and the FSU birthday tradition of […]

College Bound: Tips for Moving to the University of Georgia

Congratulations on being accepted into the University of Georgia. While the costumed mascot at your school is Hairy Dawg, the more traditional English Bulldog named  “Uga” also makes an appearance at each home and away game. The current mascot is Uga IX. He is the ninth bulldog mascot since the original 1956 Uga. The colors […]

Advice: Use a College Shipping Service When Moving to College

Moving to college is one of the most exciting milestones of a young adult’s life. It’s a time when great autonomy, self-realization, intellectual refinement and life-long memories can be seen on the horizon of possibilities. After receiving an acceptance letter, all of these potentials await at your new on-campus home—now you and your stuff must […]

Moving to College: How to Save Money

As you prepare yourself for the journey of moving to college, you’re probably experiencing several different emotions. There are many new adventures that await you as you enter this new phase of life: adulthood. As a college student, you will have the chance to learn and grow; both academically, and personally. Your pockets, however, will […]

How to Pack Your Dorm Room in Record Time

As the semester winds down in a few months, college students across America will embark on their annual migration out of dorm rooms and return home to their mother’s nests. After you’ve aced your last final, you’ll have one remaining feat to conquer—pack your dorm room. If done right, moving out of your dorm room […]

Going Home for Summer Break: What to Do with Your Stuff

Going home for summer break is a time of mixed emotions. You have one more round of finals behind you (whew!), but now you’ve got to arrange to store or ship your belongings from your dorm while you go home for the summer. The good news? There’s no need to stress. In this post, we’ll […]

Tips for Moving Out of the Dorms

When you weren’t spending nights studying for seemingly pointless prerequisite classes, you were probably eating Ramen noodles and trying to remember when the last time you did laundry was.  Living in the dorms was a unique experience, but now you’re ready to venture out into the world and move onto the next chapter of  life. […]

4 Mobile Apps for Driving Your Car to College

The time has come… You’re off to college. Independence, academic challenge, new friends and memorable experiences are waiting. Every year, thousands of high school graduates drive long distances to their new on-campus home. In fact, many of these soon-to-be college freshman drive across multiple state lines to in order to reach their final destination. If […]

What to Consider When Finding a Roommate

Finding a roommate is one of the most important selections you will make in life. Don’t believe me? Well, if you’ve never seen the movie The Roommate, here is the gist: sweet college student Sara meets her new college roommate Rebecca as soon as she arrives. At first, it seems that this may be a friendship-match […]

Study Abroad Packing Tips — You’ll Be Thankful You Read

If you have recently been accepted into a study abroad program, congratulations! You’re about to embark on a wonderful adventure that promises to deliver a stockpile of special memories. Of course, before you can leave, you’re going to have to pack a few things. Determining what to bring and how to pack for your international […]

Insider’s Scoop: Moving to College

It seems like the trending topic this week is moving to college. You know it’s about that time when you live in a college town and all you see is U-Haul trucks! There are a lot of factors to consider when you’re moving to college or moving a family member to college.  Many  young adults […]