Posts Tagged ‘Dorm Tips’

Freshman Week: How to Not Look Like a Freshman

You’ve finalized your freshman class schedule, you’ve met up with a couple friends from orientation, and perhaps you’re okay with the fact that even though summer break has met an untimely death, its abrupt termination nevertheless signals promising opportunities for learning that are just around the corner. However, among the plentiful pros of starting academically ...

Freshman Week: Dorm Room Decorating on a Budget

The cement walls of dorm rooms can frustrate in a few ways — they’re usually way too close to each other, they are somehow thin enough to hear everything your neighbors are up to, and they’re so ugly. But before you drop lots of money at the start-of-school poster sale and IKEA, try out these ...

How to Avoid Becoming a Hoarder in College

One of the coolest things about coming to college includes all of the free stuff that you’ll get over the years. So many different organizations, clubs, departments, and offices are willing to put a lot of money into giveaways for students just to get their name out there. It’s a win-win situation because college students ...

Tips For a Cleaner Household (The Quick and Easy Way)

Cleaning house can be a huge pain in your spring. At the end of the day, it’s those items that just don’t seem to come clean, no matter how hard you try. From Sundays filled with laundry to Thursday nights scrubbing the bathroom, cleaning is no fun for anyone. Fear not! Here are some tips ...

The Latest & Greatest Resources Online

Bookmarking useful websites in college is on every student’s to do list. Unfortunately, shuffling through your pages and organizing your online tools can be a hassle for everyone. When organizing my own weekly bookmarks this morning, I lost track of time and ended up spending 2+ hours picking the right pages, organizing by categories and, ...

How To Clean Your Shower Head With Vinegar And A Ziploc Bag

Cleaning is a terrible activity no matter what room it’s taking place in. But there is no place more frustrating to keep clean than a bathroom. They usually don’t give you the optimum space needed to maneuver around in there. Bathroom cleaning takes place in sections. You clean the toilet, you clean the sink and ...

How To Turn Your Dorm Room Into Your Home

Whether it’s your first time away from home, or you’re a veteran of the dormitory, it can still take some time before that smelly, dusty, warehouse-esque room starts to feel like home; it isn’t always about fresh-baked cookies and familiar faces. Here are a few tips to help you find your home away from home. ...

6 College Decorating Tips For Guys

Decorating your room or house is a pretty under-rated activity. It’s something you can post-pone and post-pone until, at the end of the year, you realize other than that picture of a cool squirrel your friend took, you have no decorations up. That’s a mistake. Decorations can make your room or house that much cooler that much ...