Moving Out of State

Moving day has finally come — however it’s a little bit harder to say goodbye this time. That’s because you’re not just moving across town or a few cities away. Moving out of state puts you hours or even sometimes days away from your previous home. Not to worry though, in many cases, cross country […]

Moving to the Pratt Institute

Looking to become a designer, artists or architect while living in one of the most artistic and exciting cities in the states? If you’ve been accepted to the Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, NY then your dream is about to become a reality. Founded in 1887, the Pratt Institute has become one of the top art […]

Moving to the Arizona State University Downtown Campus

Ready to move to the desert and attend the largest university in the nation where you’ll join tens of thousands of other students as a part of the Sun Devil family? Welcome to Arizona State University (called ASU for short)! Put up your pitchforks and chant A-S-U with Sparky! At ASU, your major will send you […]

How many seats are in a moving truck?

As you prepare for your upcoming move, a few questions that may come to mind, “How many seats are in a moving truck?” “Does the moving truck have bucket seats or bench seats?” Having a family of two or six, these are a few important questions to ask in making sure everyone can move in […]

Moving to the University of Texas at Austin

Ready to be a Longhorn, don burnt orange and white to football games and “Hook ‘em”? Located in Austin, TX since 1883 the school offers a traditional college experience fused into a vibrant city environment (it’s just 350 acres from downtown Austin meaning you’ll have easy access to music, food and culture). Ready to explore […]

Moving to the School of Art Institute of Chicago

So you want to be an artist, filmmaker, architect, photographer, videographer or writer? The School of Art Institute of Chicago, called SAIC for short, is the perfect place if you’re looking for a career in an art field. It has been recognized as the most influential art school in the nation, and rightfully so as […]

Should I Renew My Lease?

“Should I renew my lease?” If that’s a question that’s been swirling around in your head, here are a few things to take into consideration before signing on the dotted line. Landlord, Neighbor and Roommate Relationships When thinking about sticking around for a second lease, you need to evaluate the relationships you have with your […]

Does Insurance Cover Accidents During Unloading?

Insurance when renting a moving truck can get tricky. Some credit card companies or personal insurance companies claim to have renter’s insurance for vehicles, but you have to read the fine print carefully. Many of these apply only to cars or vehicles that are four-wheeled. So be sure to check with your credit card company […]

Tips for Packing Electronic Devices

Packing electronic devices can be a cumbersome burden, especially if you didn’t hook up the device in the first place.  Don’t let this tedious task get you down though! Try these tips for packing electronic devices to make the disconnect and reconnect process much easier. What you will need before you start: Instruction manuals for […]

5 Tips for Picking Up Your Rental Truck

From packing to cleaning, there are many checklist items that have to be done before picking up your moving truck from the rental company. To make the pick up process as seamless as possible, I have listed 5 tips for picking up your truck on moving day. Have you confirmed your reservation?   Verify that […]

Moving to the University of Pennsylvania

Ready to head over to an Ivy League? Congratulations on being accepted to the University of Pennsylvania, or UPenn for short! It’s one of the original nine colonial colleges and its founder was Benjamin Franklin. Its rich history includes the first school of medicine and first school of business in the U.S. Located in Philadelphia, […]

Asking Friends to Help you Move: Why You Shouldn’t Do It

Moving day is approaching, what is the first thing that runs through your mind? “How am I going to haul all my belongings?” Most commonly, the individual who is planning to move tends to seek out which friend or family member that owns a truck in order to help move their belongings.  I’ll be honest, I […]