CollegeboxesⓇ Ship to School: George Washington University

Hey Colonial’s, it’s that time of the year when you start getting everything prepared to head to the beautiful campus of George Washington University. For incoming Freshman get ready for the greatest time of your life. If you’re living at the Foggy Bottom Campus you’ll be blocks away from the White House, U.S. State Department, […]

What to Store vs. What to Take Home This College Break

Moving away to college is an exciting and special time. However, just because you’ve moved away doesn’t mean you won’t return home to Mom and Dad’s. The majority of college students return home for winter and summer breaks. Dorms typically require students to completely vacate for summer – so what do you do with all […]

Moving to Fordham University: Rose Hill Campus

Picture this: you’re walking to class while sipping coffee and gazing at green grass, tree-lined streets and gorgeous Gothic architecture.  Well, that’s going to be you if you’re moving to Fordham University’s Rose Hill campus!  Founded in 1841, Fordham is a private, nonprofit research university in the north Bronx, New York.  Your college experience is […]

Moving to Howard University

Veritas et Utilitas, or “Truth and Service” will be the new motto to live by when you move to Howard University.  Founded in 1867, Howard is a private research university located in Washington, D.C.  About 11,000 students study a wide variety of programs at Howard while also servicing many communities.  Read up on these Howard […]

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 […]

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 do as a College Sophomore

Sophomore year is definitely a transition year. This is the time to solidify who you are as an individual. You are no longer a freshman just starting to figure things out and getting comfortable in your own skin and you aren’t an upperclassman yet who is expected to be on their right path already. Trying to […]

College Moving Tips: Small Cross-Country Moves with a Car

When students are off to college, most of the time, they will want to bring their car with them. Aside from the obvious reason that they will need transportation to bring them around and out of campus, they want to bring a piece of home with them. A crucial decision you need to make will […]

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 […]

How to Make Friends in College

For most, college years are some of the best years of your life, but just because college will be fun doesn’t mean that it will be easy. Everything (clubs, homework, studying, etc.) will be twice as hard and time-consuming. The trick to college is learning how to manage your academic life with your social life, […]