Safe Trailering Comes to Central Washington University

I was recently invited to speak to Professor Scott Calahan’s “Transportation and Fleet Safety” class at Central Washington University. You see, he heard that U-Haul has been teaching driver’s ed students how to safely tow a trailer for nearly 40 years, and he wanted his college students to have the same experience. The difference is that […]

Moving with Your Own Car vs. a Rental Truck

Whether you’re moving across town or between states, every move takes extensive and advance planning. Choosing to move with your own car is a big step, but thee are a huge number of potential pitfalls: from the wear and tear on your body, to unexpected fuel costs on your car.  Though you may opt to move with your […]

Using Car Share for Day Trips

 Spring is here (and Summer is approaching!) which means gorgeous weather and easier schedules for the whole family. How do you plan on spending it? Don’t keep yourself cooped up! We encourage you to explore your surroundings, whether it is a new city or your hometown. No matter where you go you are likely to […]

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 […]

Moving to The Ohio State University

The excitement of choosing the right college for you can be overwhelming, but it’s a great path to be on. If you chose to attend The Ohio State University nestled in Columbus, OH then you’re in for a ride of scarlet and grey dreams! Are you ready to be a part of the Buckeyes tradition? […]

Moving to North Carolina State University

Ready to join the Wolfpack and attend North Carolina State University? Raleigh makes a great home for NC State students who thrive in the environment partaking in sporting events, cultural outings and enjoy a wide variety of eateries in this urban setting. If you’re ready to wear red and white and cheer on Mr. and […]

Moving to College 101: Shipping Direct and More

Congratulations on your decision to pursue higher education! You must be thrilled to embark on your next big chapter in life: moving to college! From shipping direct to checklists and more, these tips will make your move a bit easier: Packing If you’ve never moved out on your own before, you may be perplexed on […]

DIY March Madness Chalkboard

March Madness is here so it’s time to go out and support your favorite team. With a DIY March Madness chalkboard, you can say the right things at the right time during the game to encourage your team on to the championship! Supplies you will need: chalkboard paint (spray or regular paint) recycled moving paper or […]

Moving to the University of Miami

The beach, the sun, and the books! Imagine studying for a final while on the beaches of Miami? Could it get any better? Before you take out the sunscreen, beach chair, and swim trunks, make sure you’re fully prepared to begin your collegiate career at the University of Miami. Time to start gearing up to […]

Moving to the University of Washington

The beauty of Seattle is about to become a reality for you since you’ve been accepted into the University of Washington! Nestled in a young and hip city, surrounded by trees and water, you’re about to dive into a location fit for college students. Ready to wear purple and gold and be a Huskie at […]

Moving to the Georgia Institute of Technology

Ready to be a part of the Yellow Jackets and root with Buzz at Georgia Institute of Technology games? Get ready, because being a GT student comes with a lot of hard work, but plenty of opportunities for fun and growth! Get To Know Your Surroundings GT is  a great school, and it doesn’t hurt […]

College Move Out Prep

There’s no need to be overwhelmed when it comes to thinking about moving out of your dorm. With these tips, you’re on your way to smooth sailing: Know Your Service Options There are a few options that companies like Collegeboxes offer: Summer Storage and Shipping:  If you opt for a service like Collegeboxes Shipping and Storage, your […]