Moving to Notre Dame

Prepare to enter Fighting Irish territory!  Established in 1842, the University of Notre Dame is a private Catholic research university located near South Bend, Indiana.  The Leprechaun motto is “Vita Dulcedo Spes,” or “Life, Sweetness, Hope.”  If you’re about to move to Notre Dame, take a look at these university details and tips for moving […]

Moving to Sarah Lawrence College

Are you ready to move to the school that Princeton Review listed as having the best faculty in America?  Sarah Lawrence College is a private liberal arts college that was established in 1926 in Yonkers, New York.  With a highly individualized method of education, the school’s motto is “Wisdom with understanding.”  Noteworthy graduates of SLC include actors […]

Moving to Duke University

It’s time to move to one of the highest ranked universities in the nation!  With nearly 15,000 students, Duke University is located in Durham, North Carolina and occupies nearly 8,600 acres on three campuses.  Duke is a private research university that was founded in 1838, its motto being “Eruditio et Religio” or “Knowledge and Faith.”  Before […]

Moving to Stanford University

Are you ready to be among the great minds at one of the most prestigious schools in the world? Notable alumni include actress Reese Witherspoon, Seahawks safety Richard Sherman, and former President of the United States John F. Kennedy. Located in between San Francisco and San Jose, Stanford University is a private research and teaching […]

Moving to The Catholic University of America

“Deus Lux Mea Est” or “God is my light” is the official motto of The Catholic University of America (CUA). Lying in the Nation’s Capital, CUA, is the only national Catholic university and is home to over 6,000 undergraduate and graduate students. In fact, it was founded by Catholic Bishops and given a charter by […]

College Senior To-Do List

If you’re entering your senior year of college, there’s a certain number of things to think about ahead of graduation and moving out. Preparing for the working world, living on your own and having no built-in vacation time are not easy transitions to make, so it’s best to face senior year with an attitude that’s […]

Moving Tips for College Grads

Four years of college have passed in the blink of an eye and suddenly your undergrad journey closes as you walk across the stage, throw your cap in the air, and say “I did it!” If you had a dollar for every time someone asked you your plans after graduation, you would not be frantically […]

How to Decorate Your Graduation Cap

Decorating your graduation cap is your big shot at one last statement before the real world begins. Whether the design you choose is humorous, whimsical, matter-of-fact or simply colorful, it’s a fun project that can be done on a budget. Follow these steps to make one of two designs–a Pixar “UP”-themed graduation cap, or a nautical […]

5 Types of Roommates

Say goodbye to the comforts of your childhood home and hello to the confines of college living. Whether you are moving into a snug dorm room or an on-campus apartment, it is likely you’ll have a roommate to share it with– for better or worse. Here is a list of 5 types of roommates that you […]

What to Expect on College Move-Out

The college years come with so many descriptors: life-changing, fun, wild, challenging, with perhaps a few disappointments or unexpected twists thrown in for good measure. But carrying out a successful successful college move-out process might bring even more surprises–so follow these notes on what to expect when it’s time to move out of your dorm […]

Spring Break Road Trips

The Spring Equinox, the day of the year when the sun shines on the equator and the length of day and night are nearly equal, marks the official beginning of the Spring season. For college students across the country, the season is marked by Spring Break; that time in late February or early March when […]

Car Share vs. Public Transportation

For those times when owning and driving your own vehicle and walking aren’t options, there are alternatives: car sharing and public transportation. To figure out which of these alternative works best for you, ask yourself a few questions: How much time do I need to get from point A to point B and how much time do […]