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5 Tips for Getting Along with Roommates

The summer is quickly winding down and before we know it, the school year will be starting again. For college freshmen, this means that it is almost time to move into a dorm. Transitioning from living with your family to sharing a small room with someone else you may not even know can be difficult. […]

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5 Tips for Living at Home After College

The school year is over and graduation is said and done, but what’s next? For some, the next chapter involves moving back home with their parents. Every year as college draws to a close, students all over plan to move back in with their parents while they figure out their next chapter. While moving home […]

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How to be a Good College Roommate

The new school season is here, and for college kids, this might mean you’re moving out of the nest and into a dorm. This can be a scary step in your life! Although having a roommate that is also going through the same situation can help, living with someone in close quarters can also be […]

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How to Pack a Storage Unit to Maximize Space

When it comes to a storage unit rental, space is money. Packing your storage unit to optimize space can be the difference between fitting all of your items into a unit and having to size up. At Self Storage Specialists, we’re not only storage experts, but also packing experts. In order to maximize space in […]

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Move Out Cleaning Checklist to Help You Get Your Deposit Back

A deposit on an apartment can easily cost hundreds of dollars. When it’s only a matter of putting in a little elbow grease and spending a few hours cleaning, why wouldn’t you put your all into trying to get that deposit back? With the help of a moving out checklist, your hopes of getting your […]

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Moving Out of Your Dorm Room? 7 Tips to Make It Easy

Believe it or not, in just a few short weeks, it will be time to move out of your dorm. This is no easy task as the number of items you accrue throughout the school year can be substantial. This is why it’s important to plan ahead before the school year ends. The last thing […]

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5 Tips to Make Moving into a Dorm Easier

The summer months of June and July quickly flew past us, and now August is here. For someone heading to college, it can only mean one thing: dorm move-in day is quickly approaching. Moving to college is undeniably an emotional time in your life, but it’s also an exciting one! Must-Follow Dorm Move-in Day Tips […]

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Dorm Room Essentials to Get Your Year off to a Great Start

The Fourth of July has passed, and with August’s arrival, the summer is officially winding down. This means one thing to kids of all ages – the start of a new school year will be here before they know it. For young adults making the transition from living at home for eighteen years to spreading […]

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Easy Tips for Packing a Dorm Room

At the end of the school year, you’ve undoubtedly got a lot on your mind. Cramming for exams, writing papers, and saying goodbye to all the friends you’ve made makes it a stressful, bittersweet time in your life. Plus, you’re probably excited about the warmer weather and have a mild case of spring fever! With […]

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Back to School Organization Tips for College Students

Within the next few weeks, college students around the country will be getting ready to head to the dorms for fall semester. Freshmen everywhere are excited about the next phase in their lives, while returning students look forward to seeing friends and getting back to class. However, while as fun as living in the dorms […]

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