Moving to Simpson College

So you’re about to move to Simpson College!  Founded in 1860 by the Iowa United Methodist Church, Simpson sits in Indianola, 12 miles south of Des Moines.  It is an undergraduate liberal arts school.  Prepare to hit the books on this pleasant 85 acre campus!  Here are some Simpson facts and moving tips for your […]

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 […]

Sustainable Ways to Get Rid of Holiday Gift Wrapping

If you’re anything like me, the end of this long holiday weekend means getting rid of the mountain of gift wrapping paper, boxes and other packaging your holiday gifts came in.  Those of you who went shopping on Boxing Day may have even added more packaging to the pile left over after Christmas morning.  Now […]