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Advice for Moving Off-Campus

March 20, 2012 By: Category: Campus Life, Housing No Comments →

Today we have a guest post from an aspiring Higher Education author…..

The time has come when you want to move off campus. It’s exciting but a little nerve-wracking. Moving off campus is taking one more step to independence. There will be no dorm rules to follow – but also no dorm advisers to help as issues arise. It’s important to plan your move wisely, so you have a safe, enjoyable place to live.


Top 10 Tips for Your College Move-in Day

August 25, 2009 By: Category: Campus Life, Housing, What to bring 5 Comments →

As the crisp, cool air overtakes the dog days heat of August and as the leaves start to show their fall hues,  the signs are imminet  The start of college is right around the corner.  For many students, this will be their first time away from home.  Living in a dormitory with new faces and new personalities can be overwhelming.  While that can be true, it’s also an exciting opportunity for you to meet other people and to expand your horizons. 


dormroom photo by borman818  


To Pick or Not to Pick Your College Roommate

September 15, 2008 By: Category: Campus Life, Housing 5 Comments →

You and your best friend just got accepted to the same college. You’re so excited because it’s the dream school you’ve been waiting for and then, your best friend asks you the obvious question, “Want to be roommates?” Choosing whether to pick or not to pick your college roommate is difficult because there’s pros and cons to both choices. Do you take the safe route and pick the person who you’ve known all through high school but jeopardize your chances at gaining the true “roommate experience”? Or do you risk it all and end up with the smelly kid that blasts music in your room until 3 a.m.?


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