Utilizing space to create storage in your new college dorm room

Written by Anna Stephens For many college freshmen, the transition to college is a massive shock because of all the free time you get in between classes, the cafeteria food, and the distance from home. But why doesn’t anyone warn you about the shock of having no storage when you move in to your dorm? … Continue reading Utilizing space to create storage in your new college dorm room

Ease the stress of college moving with these expert packing tips

-Project by Anna Stephens and Cathryn Armstrong The moving process can be extremely stressful, especially when it comes to packing up and moving away to college, for some, even leaving home for the first time and being on their own.. Moving into a dorm room can be hectic, and making sure you’re properly packed is … Continue reading Ease the stress of college moving with these expert packing tips

The pros and cons of living with friends

Written by Katie Peterson Living with friends is common among college students because of the convenience and fun factor of being around people you know you like. While there are many perks to living with friends this experience may cause more obstacles while living together than with a roommate you might not know as well. … Continue reading The pros and cons of living with friends

Surviving your move: What to know about moving into your first apartment

Written by Katie Peterson At TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® we know moving can have its fair share of challenges. There’s the packing, the cleaning, and let’s not even mention move day itself. Moving into your first place is stressful, and apartment moving has its own set of headaches. Neighbors are more like roommates, there … Continue reading Surviving your move: What to know about moving into your first apartment

Your moving (and sanity) guide for making the college transition

Written by Claire Schneider With stores setting up their back-to-school displays, many 18-year-olds are getting ready to embark on the thrilling adventure of going off to college. While preparing a move to college might seem fun and exciting at the time, it also has its challenges. As a parent you want to be there help … Continue reading Your moving (and sanity) guide for making the college transition

Planned packing makes transition to college more organized

Between tuition costs, everyday school stresses, and decreasing job opportunities for graduates, college-bound students have enough to focus on without having to stress about moving their belongings from home to college. According to Childstats.gov, in 2011, nearly 68 percent of high school graduates enrolled immediately in a two-year or four-year college. It is safe to … Continue reading Planned packing makes transition to college more organized