Moving Guides

College

Moving into a college dorm or apartment is the first move for most people. So naturally, there’s a lot to figure out. Our college moving guides have great tips on everything from dorm essentials to how to decorate and save space in your new dorm.

College Move-In Day Checklist: Tips To Keep You Organized and Prepared

College move-in day is fast approaching, and you’re very excited (and maybe a little nervous) to move into your new dorm room and start your college experience. You’ve filled out all that pesky paperwork, lined up your class schedule, and received your room assignment. All that’s left is to get started.  Jump to: Two months […]

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17 Cute Dorm Room Ideas For Decorating Your Small Space

Personalizing a dorm room is an effective way of both making it homey and easing the transition to college life. However, most dorm rules don’t allow you to change the room’s furniture, layout, or wall color. So in this post, we share cute dorm ideas that will transform the dullest dorm room into a comfortable […]

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Dorm Decor: Damage-Free Ways to Bring Your Personality to College

You’ve just moved into your first very own place, and the excitement is not lost on you. Well, except for the fact that you’re not only…

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12 Dorm Room Ideas to Make Your New Space Feel Like Home

Now that high school graduation is complete, it’s time to research dorm room ideas to make your dorm feel like home. The great news is your new room is a completely blank slate. Of course, you need the dorm room essentials, but you also want your room to feel like home. Here are 12 fabulous tips to create a space you’ll want to spend time in, even during those dreaded all-nighters.

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The Best Dorm Room Organization and Storage Hacks

Moving from your home’s bedroom into a small dorm room can be a major adjustment. The key to “living small” is all about dorm room organization. Avoid the dreaded small-space clutter with these must-know storage ideas. Keep your cool with an over the fridge organizer: An over the fridge organizer not only saves space, but […]

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College Move-in Day: Tips to Help You Prepare

Your dorm room shopping is complete, and your boxes are packed. The next (and most exciting) step? Moving into college! Before you go, check these ten essential college move-in day tips to help you prepare like a pro.

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A Complete Checklist of Dorm Room Essentials

As an incoming college freshman, moving out of your parents’ house and into your dorm room is an incredibly exciting milestone. Living in a dorm is a fantastic way to break out of your comfort zone, make new friends, and learn how to take care of yourself. However, gearing up to live on your own […]

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How to Move to College During COVID-19

Coronavirus and moving aren’t necessarily two words you want to hear in the same sentence. Add starting college to the mix, and you’ve got a lot on your plate. As of August 2020, only 6% of colleges in the US say they’re moving to exclusively online learning in the fall semester. While Rutgers, Harvard, USC, […]

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How to Move Into Your First College Apartment

Unlike living in on-campus housing, moving off-campus means you are on your own regarding many things. This college student’s first apartment guide outlines what you need to do to prepare and prioritize. Prepping for your first apartment as a college student Locate apartment complexes close to campus: Finding an apartment that is close to where […]

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Graduating During Coronavirus? Tips for Moving, Job Hunting in a Pandemic

If you’re worried about what to do if you’re graduating during COVID-19, the answer might be as simple as start applying to jobs. We know that you’re graduating during unprecedented times, which can be nerve-wracking and stressful. But in spite of the coronavirus, know that you can still start your career and make the move as a new college grad.

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Your Guide to Moving Back Home After College

The future beyond graduation is uncertain, and it’s because of this uncertainty that recent grads often end up moving back home after college and taking the time necessary to figure out their next step. In fact, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, roughly 54% of young adults move back home at some point after moving out for the first time. So if you’re considering living at home after college, you’re not alone.

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Moving Away to College: What You’ll Need

Moving away to college is a huge milestone. The dorm room you’ll be moving into, however – not so huge. Make a packing list beforehand so…

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A Complete List of Moving Discounts for College Students

College is an amazing investment in your future. But it’s also expensive. As a college student preparing to move, make sure you know about the variety of storage and moving discounts out there.

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Moving After College: 10 Essential Tips for Recent Graduates

Moving after college is a daunting step on its own, and figuring out how to move to a new city after college is even more intimidating. With a few tips and tricks, moving after college doesn’t have to be scary. Set yourself up for a successful new chapter of your life with a few of these tips.

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Post-Grad Tips for Job Hunting in a New City

Graduating from college is a huge accomplishment. Pat yourself on the back, enjoy some downtime with friends, and maybe even take a trip somewhere to clear your head, because soon enough, you’ll have to face the next chapter of your post-grad life: finding a job. Research shows it takes the average college grad anywhere from […]

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These Moving Companies are Helping College Students Impacted by the Coronavirus

As the novel coronavirus, also called COVID-19, spreads throughout the United States, nursing homes, businesses, and schools around the country are taking action to prevent the coronavirus’ spread. College campuses are canceling in-person classes, and some are forcing thousands of students to move out — giving students just a few days to pack up and […]

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