Summer Storage for Students

Summer Storage for Students

College, Featured
Parents: Have the students in your life made summer plans yet? Students: Can't think past finals? Summer Storage Might be the last thing on your mind. We know how exciting and stressful the end of a school year can be. Whether you are looking forward to a relaxing summer break, getting ready for a big trip, or starting an exciting internship - the big question before any of this commences is: "Have you or your student made the necessary plans to leave college campus for the summer?" That's right! We’re talking about moving out of a college living space. Whether it's a dorm-room, a fraternity/sorority house, or off-campus housing, moving day is coming soon. Box&Co can help make the process of moving out for the summer very easy! Here are…
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Summer Moving Tips for College Students

Summer Moving Tips for College Students

College, Featured
Moving out of the dorms for the summer? Here are some tips to make the process a little easier! Get a head start on packing I know what you are thinking.  Why would I pack my clothes if I'm going to wear them?  A great idea is to start packing your winter items that you would not normally wear during the spring months and put them in a bin under your bed.  It is beneficial so you have less clothes to manage and your closet will feel less cluttered during your final weeks of the semester. Eat up! Use all of your leftover meal swipes Look through your food, throw out what is bad and eat whatever is left! Make sure to go to the cafeteria and use your meal swipes.  Your parents…
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Spring Cleaning Tips: Time to Declutter Your Home

Spring Cleaning Tips: Time to Declutter Your Home

College, Home
Clearing your clutter can be a very difficult task.  You'll spend hours putting things in trash bags, listing them on eBay/Amazon, deciding what items you do or don't need to keep.  Organization can also be a big issue when throwing away items or even taking out items you need for the spring. Here is a list of spring cleaning tips and new organization ideas for your home/apartment to make this season's cleaning a little less excruciating! Let's start with the kitchen Time to clean out the fridge Your first task is to dispose of all expired fruits, vegetables, dairy products, or other foods.  Once you've cleared out the old products, the best way to actually clean your refrigerator is by using a combination of salt and soda water. The bubbling…
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Do’s and Don’ts of Studying Abroad in Europe

Do’s and Don’ts of Studying Abroad in Europe

College
It's that time of the year when you are running around trying to stuff your fifty pounds of clothes into two bags, while having mixed emotions of what life is going to be like in a new city abroad. This feeling is completely normal, because you are about to embark on the most thrilling and exciting journey in your life.  Here are some do's and don'ts for your semester abroad... 1.) Do plan weekend trips ahead.  The best thing to do is to plan those weekend trips to visit to cities and landmarks such as Prague, Amsterdam, Paris, Barcelona, Florence.  The best way to plan these trips is through Bus2Alps.  As the leading tour operator for student travel in Europe, Bus2Alps provides several discounted trips for students in Europe.  If you are looking for cheap flights, try Ryan Air,…
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10 Ways To Keep It Together While Studying For Finals: Explained by Dogs

10 Ways To Keep It Together While Studying For Finals: Explained by Dogs

College
Well it’s that painful time of the year again, prepping for finals week. Yes, finals week can be the absolute WORST, but once finished, it is the best feeling in the world.  Here are a few tips on how to make studying for hours at a time a little less excruciating. 1.) Avoid Internet at all Cost  This is probably one of the hardest tricks to handle because sometimes we need our computers for writing papers and online notes.  However, it is our worst enemy, when we are procrastinating by checking Facebook and Sports Center updates every 5 minutes.  Best advice for this is to download apps such as Cold Turkey and Big Brother, that restrict those distracting websites such as Facebook, Buzzfeed, ESPN, and YouTube videos starring cute dogs. …
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