Posted on November 2, 2012
Does your roommate 'borrow' your clothes or help herself to your food? Is a freight train quieter than her snoring? If you find living with your current roommate unbearable, follow these easy tips to help smooth things over before you go 'Postal' on her!
Posted on August 28, 2012
Do you find the thought of sharing space with a total stranger unsettling? Do you think living in an apartment is financially out of reach? Before you make any final decisions about your home for the next semester, take a look at the benefits of both dorm and apartment living. Knowing what to expect and the pros and cons of each living situation will make your decision much easier.
Posted on July 31, 2012
Have you started your college packing list yet? For some students, that list will include clothes, a laptop, cleaning supplies and Fido. Yes, you read that right - Fido! See which colleges are turning their campuses into pet-friendly sanctuaries and providing students with a familiar furry face to come home to after classes. After considering the benefits and costs of owning a pet, you can decide if bringing a cat or dog to college may be right for you!
Posted on July 13, 2012
Moving in with a new roommate is always a bit scary, but living with an international student can bring a whole different set of issues. International students may not understand American culture, customs, or college rules. You may find it difficult to communicate effectively or have trouble finding a common ground. Before you run to your RA begging for a new roommate, give yourself some time to adjust. Learning how to share space with a foreign exchange student can actually be a great experience for you both.
Posted on July 2, 2012
I love looking ahead to the beginning of a new semester; it's like getting a clean slate and starting all over again! The upcoming fall term not only provides an opportunity to meet a new roomie, but students can design their new living spaces, as well. Decorating doesn't have to be complicated or expensive. There are always plenty of great dorm and apartment ideas on Pinterest and websites like Lovely Undergrad. Whether you are a student looking for a complete makeover or just wanting to add a pop of color, we'll show you how to shake things up without shaking down your bank account.
Posted on December 8, 2011
Before you head home from college for winter break, take a good look at what you have accumulated over the semester in your dorm or campus apartment. Now's the time to weed through your closets, desk drawers and more. You'll be surprised to find out how much 'junk' you have from campus events, parties, classes and projects; not everything is worth keeping though. By following some simple suggestions, you'll not only lighten your load, but hopefully put a few extra bucks in your pockets, as well.
Posted on October 26, 2011
Heading off to college for the first time can be a bit scary, but these universities take the 'scare' factor to a whole new level! Read about some of the spookiest college campuses in the U.S. You may discover some campus ghost stories you can share with other college students this Halloween!
Posted on October 17, 2011
Is your dorm room cluttered? Is the space in your campus apartment too small? It might be time for a makeover! Utilize these decorating tips for students to create new space that is both functional and fashionable!
Posted on September 1, 2011
I t's not always easy to adjust to college when you suddenly find yourself rooming with another student at college. Discover how to create a harmonious living space with your new college roommate. These practical tips for students with roommates will help everyone get along.