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Make Your Move-In Day Plan

Make Your Move-In Day Plan

To maximize the exciting factor and minimizing the less desirable aspects, it’s best to prepare as early as possible for any given scenario.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published March 1, 2017
The Most Underutilized Campus Resources You Should Use

The Most Underutilized Campus Resources You Should Use

Most students don’t realize how many resources are actually available at most colleges campuses across the country. Take advantage of the resources offered by your school - you'll be glad you did!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published January 25, 2017
Whose Your Landlord?

Whose Your Landlord?

It’s time to take back power from the landlords, once and for all!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published May 14, 2016
13 Wild College Campus Traditions

13 Wild College Campus Traditions

Students look forward to these celebrations and events, whatever they may be, with excitement and gleeful anticipation. What more could you ask of a campus custom?

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published May 1, 2016
Resources to Help You Find a College Roommate

Resources to Help You Find a College Roommate

There are plenty of tools available to help you find a great college roommate - you just need to be aware of them!

Aggie Kallinicou
Published March 9, 2016
Making College Housing Decisions

Making College Housing Decisions

College housing decisions don't have to be complicated, as long as you know what you want and need.

Madison Sheldrake
Published February 23, 2016
The 10 Most Luxurious Dorms in the U.S.

The 10 Most Luxurious Dorms in the U.S.

Many of these dorms are more like five-star luxury resort hotels than typical college residence halls!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published November 5, 2015
Adjusting to Life in the Dorms

Adjusting to Life in the Dorms

It’s almost impossible to live in the same space with someone for an entire semester and not feel annoyed with them at some point.

McKenzie Nevins
Published September 10, 2015
Getting to Know Your New Roommate

Getting to Know Your New Roommate

This task doesn't have to be as scary as you think, it can actually be quite simple!

Bailey VanNatta
Published August 21, 2015
5 Lessons Dorm Living Teaches You

5 Lessons Dorm Living Teaches You

Living in the dorms is beneficial in so many ways, including providing students with important life lessons.

By Erica Cirino, Varsity Tutors' Contributor
Published June 2, 2015
What to Ask Your Future Roommate

What to Ask Your Future Roommate

May we suggest starting with the essentials and building a roommate relationship from there?

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published April 20, 2015
Communicating with Your Roommate

Communicating with Your Roommate

In no roommate agreement anywhere does it state that a close and eternal friendship with your roommate is necessary.

Jamie Vincent
Published November 19, 2014
Considering Different Aspects of College Choices

Considering Different Aspects of College Choices

In order to choose the college that best fits you, you must consider many aspects.

Bailey VanNatta
Published November 10, 2014
Why I Love Going to a Big Ten School

Why I Love Going to a Big Ten School

Different internship opportunities, sports and clubs can be seen around a large campus.

Alison Graham
Published November 10, 2014
Roommate Relationship Maintenance Tips

Roommate Relationship Maintenance Tips

Everybody wants a little space now and then just to chill, and having a regular schedule for it will keep your relationship from dying a slow death from passive-aggression and bottled-up frustration.

Laura Magerkurth
Published October 29, 2014
Welcome Week Warnings

Welcome Week Warnings

Welcome week seems to universally fall into two seemingly contradictory categories: hugely boring, with lots of down time; and insanely busy, with far more social activities and required events than seemed necessary.

Laura Magerkurth
Published October 6, 2014
3 Ways to Resolve Your Roommate Crisis

3 Ways to Resolve Your Roommate Crisis

People end up being the best of friends, they can’t stand each other or they just tolerate the other person with no real relationship.

Alison Graham
Published September 9, 2014
15 College Dorms with Crazy-Awesome Amenities

15 College Dorms with Crazy-Awesome Amenities

Many of these dorms are more luxury resort hotels than typical college residence halls.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published July 10, 2014
Roommate Options for College Freshman

Roommate Options for College Freshman

Roommates: You either love ‘em or you hate ‘em.

Alison Graham
Published March 10, 2014
The Forgotten College Student

The Forgotten College Student

Yes, many college students, like you, are technically homeless.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published December 18, 2013