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How To Save Money On Repairs And Handymans When In College

Minor malfunctions are a part of our daily lives. In many situations, we are not in a position to leave all repairs to experts. Sometimes it is useful to learn how to fix some malfunctions or to properly maintain the condition of your apartment or home. Not only will you gain useful knowledge and skills, […]

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4 Tips for Keeping Your Dorm Bathroom Clean

Your dorm bathroom is worth keeping clean. The bathroom is the first and last thing that you interact with every day; if you take care of it, your college life will be healthier and more relaxed.   Purchase Cleaning Products You can’t keep any room clean without the proper supplies. For a bathroom, you’ll need […]

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How to Furnish Your College Apartment On a Budget

Many people, like college students, newly marrieds, and those who are limited to a strict budget, often rent unfurnished apartments as a way to save money. However, that does leave them with the challenge of furnishing it themselves. If you’re among those who need to furnish your own apartment with very limited funds, rest assured […]

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Top Tips for Making Dorm Room Living Bearable

University dorm rooms are notoriously uncomfortable. Between the institutional architecture and building materials, the less than ideal food, and the little privacy or personal space, surviving dorm life can be an art form in and of itself. Here are some tips for creating a nurturing life so you can make the most out of these […]

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Tips to Move into the Dorms without Taking Forever

Heading off to university at the start of the school year is filled with fun, new experiences, and a dose of worry, too. You’ll probably be excited to meet your roommates, see the campus again, and live on your own for the first time. Moving into a new dorm room is stressful enough without it […]

Best Office Furniture Essentials for Students

Choosing the right furniture is important for a student’s career. To maximize academic performance, it is important that you choose the right office furniture for the study environment, whether its for college or university, from the outset. Purchasing the right kind of student office furniture can have a beneficial effect on both a student’s productivity […]

Off to College? Must-Have Items For Any Dorm Room

College is an exciting time for any student, but life can be awkward if you don’t have everything you need in your dorm room. Use this checklist of items to find out what you need to bring to college, including items that will make your life easier, as well as some that will impress your […]

7 Hacks for Trouble-free Dorm Cleaning

With the busy college lifestyle, it’s understandable why most dorm rooms are a complete chaos. Between attending classes, meeting friends, going to parties and studying for exams, finding time to clean up your room can be a struggle. There are many reasons why living in messy room is not ok. First, it is unhealthy and […]

How to Conserve Living Space in College

Going to college is a fun time whether you’re a teenager or an adult. If you’re living in a dorm, then you might face a few challenges as there is a smaller living space. However, if you follow a few simple tips, you can have plenty of space for clothes, shoes and all of the […]