July 31st, 2017 - 3:20 PM
Shipping items to college
As you survey your room at home and picture life on campus, what belongings stand out? Of course, you’ll need to take your clothes and bedding, but what about furniture — does your favorite chair make the cut? Or your TV stand? What about a mini-fridge? While you know you can’t bring all the comforts of home, you want to make life on campus as relaxing as possible. The amount of stuff you need can quickly add up. How will you get it all there? And how much will it cost?
June 2nd, 2017 - 2:01 PM
College moving tips
You studied hard, took placement exams and spent hours filling out applications, and your hard work has finally paid off: you’ve been accepted to college. You breathe a sigh of relief, celebrate with friends and family and start dreaming about your first year on campus. You have so many plans, but there’s a lot to do before you move — how will you get everything done?
May 15th, 2017 - 3:35 PM
Gathering dorm room supplies
When you consider the limited amount of space in a dorm room or college apartment, it can be tough to imagine how to pack. Not only do you need to find room for daily necessities like clothes and toiletries, but you also need to bring basic kitchen supplies and other household items. While there are essential things to bring, the good news is there are some things you can (and should) leave behind. Dive into this packing list to find out how to pack for college.
March 27th, 2017 - 1:06 PM
Preparing for life after college
As the end of your undergraduate career approaches, there are choices to make. What do you want to do? Where do you want to go? While these decisions may seem a little overwhelming, it can be exciting to have a blank slate. To help you develop a post-graduation plan, we’ve compiled some common choices and found the best cities to move to.
April 14th, 2013 - 12:51 PM
How to begin preparing for college
It wasn’t too long ago that I was in your shoes – just getting out of high school and transitioning my way into the new world of college. You’ve probably been told countless times that this is going to be “the best four years of your life.” And while I wholeheartedly agree with that statement, I have to say that in order to make it the best, you’ve got to start preparing for college sooner rather than later. So where do you start? Don’t worry; I’ve got helpful tips, advice, and information to help you get ready for the next four years.
Preparing for college: What to do
April 6th, 2013 - 11:21 AM
Moving into college for the first time
Will you be a freshman moving to college for the first time this year? If so, I have some valuable tips and info you’ll need for move-in day! Let’s begin.
Find out what’s there. Will your college provide a microwave or mini-fridge, or are those things you will have to supply yourself? You may not want to bring a TV if there are no cable hookups. Finding out what’s available before you move in will help you not waste space when you start packing for the move.
March 19th, 2013 - 2:36 PM
How to Move to College
Are you moving out to college? I remember when I went to college feeling excited, scared and overwhelmed all at the same time. You are probably asking the same questions I did: What do I pack? How do I get my stuff there? How do I prepare for moving out to college?
February 4th, 2013 - 12:44 PM
Each year in United States, thousands of high school seniors and returning college students choose to finance their college education through government financial aid. If you are planning to use financial aid to pay for your education, now is the time to begin filling out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid form, also known as your FAFSA! I’ve got the FAFSA tips and information you need to make the FAFSA completion process easy and stress-free!
2013-2014 FAFSA Tips and Information
You’ll find tons of tips and information about completing your college FAFSA below!
What is the FAFSA?
December 4th, 2012 - 3:30 PM
If you’re looking for that perfect graduation quote, look no further. Here are 25 inspirational graduation quotes sure to encourage graduates as they complete another chapter in their lives.
“The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.” –Eleanor Roosevelt
“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” –Nelson Mandela
August 6th, 2012 - 1:47 PM
Leaving Home for College: How to Deal
While leaving home for college is an exciting time in your life, it can also be scary—especially if it’s your freshman year. The experts at U-Pack have some great advice on how to deal when you leave home for college.
You’re not alone
That’s right; there are many new students who are experiencing the same feelings you are. Try turning around and introducing yourself to the person behind you in the cafeteria line. More than likely, they don’t know anyone else either, and want to form friendships just as much as you do.