Tag Archives: College Housing

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What is a Resident Assistant?

As we march closer to move in day, you’re going to hear/read more about Resident Assistants. Resident Assistants (RAs) are trained, college-aged mentors. Most of the time, they’re sophomores and juniors. They help to create a supportive and safe environment for students living in the residence halls. RAs can be an immensely helpful resource, especially

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What’s it like to live in the Residence Halls?

If you’re planning to live in the Residence Halls for the first time,  you’ve probably heard/read about the pros and cons of living in the dorms by now.  Feel free to take all that information under consideration, but allow me to give you my perspective on the matter (since I just so happened to have

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Make Sleep a Priority in Your College Life

Let’s face it- once you’re in college, sleep becomes non-existent. It’s almost like a distant memory, and this is especially true during midterms and finals week. It is super important to incorporate sleep into your schedule in order to keep you sharp. We know that some of you might fall into such a deep slumber

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Are you prepared for move outs?

End of the semester move outs is less than 30 day away! We know you have finals to deal with but we can most certainly assist you if you want to get ahead of the curve. The process is simple. Register online, then we’ll send you a supply kit containing 5 boxes and tape for

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Looking Ahead to End of Semester Move Outs

Thinking about move outs at this point of time may not be on the top of everyone’s list, it is something to dwell on, especially in the era of COVID-19.  Dorm Room Movers is both well-suited and well-equipped to help students move out quickly and safely. We have enacted new features and logistical practices to

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Opinion: Thoughts on fall semester 2020 so far

It’s difficult to fathom that it’s October when a moment in 2020 has felt like an eternity, but we’re still here despite all the chaos. Everything’s changed since the pandemic, so we’re just finding ways to live safely. Fall semester will end in just a little over a month, so here’s my opinion about this

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Appreciation post for Resident Assistants/Advisors

Resident Assistants are simultaneously the frontline and backbone of the Residence Life experience. RAs assist students on a daily basis by being a resource and guide for academics, social, or personal topics, all the while being a student themselves! It’s a selfless job that requires incredible dedication and love, and as the pandemic rages on,

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How to Prepare a Quick Move Out if Campus Shuts Down

By now, your college has laid out their plans for fall semester 2020 – but alas, just like how the wind can change, so can those plans. Here’s how you can prepare for a quick and smooth move out if campus decides to shut down. Let’s start at the beginning. You’ve decided to live in

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