Tag Archives: Dorm Room

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Getting to know your dorm neighbors

Now that you’ve settled into your dorm room, here’s your chance  to get to know your dorm mates outside your hall mates. Here, we’ve listed some main reasons why you should start mingling with other students on campus now: Making friends, of course! Maybe you’ll become best of friends or not, but that’s completely okay.

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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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Preparing for Move Outs! Dorm Room Movers Can Help!

We know many of you are knee-deep in your notes and books studying for finals, but move outs are coming and the last thing you want is to put yourself in a position of overloaded stress. Here’s where Dorm Room Movers can help!  Dorm Room Movers’ services are pretty simple: You register, get boxes and

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Friendsgiving In Your Dorm

Hard to believe Thanksgiving is less than a week away! For those of you staying on campus that have no idea what you’ll be doing (besides binge-watching shows on Netflix)- why not plan or go to a Friendsgiving? For the uninitiated, Friendsgiving is Thanksgiving, but with friends.  So, what do you do if all your

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Halloween in the Dorm

The energy and excitement with Halloween in the residence hall is immense. Some Dorm Rooms participate in decorating contests – either in an internal wing by wing contest or in a campus wide contest with each residence hall competing. Other Dorms build haunted houses  and some Dorms even do the old fashion trick or treating

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Conflict Resolutions with your Roommate

Some residence halls require each resident to read and sign a  “roommate agreement” form alongside their roommate. Each roommate will read through various scenarios and then discuss them. Both parties will explain what their respective expectations are and then come up with agreeable solutions. For example, the appropriate times to invite guests to the room.

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Packing Tips for Moving Into the Dorm This Fall Semester

Congratulations! You’ll be moving into the residence halls this fall semester.  Despite your school’s recommendations and packing lists, your mind is likely still running in circles on what to actually bring. Here are a few life experiences / tips that could possibly help you. Each school has a different approach to move in day, so

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