Tag: dorm life

From Mold to Mice: How to Deal With Dorm Room Issues

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Bedbugs, mold, mice, cockroaches...here's what students and parents need to do when faced with dorm room maintenance issues like these. read more

How to Stay Healthy in College

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Multimedia Project Manager, Harvard University

When the weather is warm, students flock to the outdoors and constantly bask in the fresh air. But when the temperatures drop, students will be bundling up in the dorms with their blankets, hot chocolate, and, unfortunately, their germs. With such a high number of people in one building, residence halls are infamous for being a breeding ground for sickness. read more

15 Ideas for a Fun Night Off (Without Having to Leave Your Dorm!)

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Don't have the energy to go out? Here are 15 things you can do to relax and have fun in the comfort of your dorm room. read more

Everything You Need for Your Dorm Room

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Dorm room shopping can add a whole new meaning to the word stress. Here's a list to get you on the right track for back-to-school shopping. read more

7 Things You'll Definitely Do as an RA

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Editorial Assistant, Carnegie Dartlet

There are plenty of good and bad things about being a Resident Assistant in college. Check out these seven things you'll definitely experience as an RA. read more

5 Quick and Easy Tips to Sleep Better in College

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Freelance Writer

The cornerstone of good health is a good night's sleep! Here's how to get the best sleep possible (even if it seems impossible) in college. read more

10 Things You Should NOT Bring to College

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Kay asked her college friends what students should pack for school. What you should bring varies from person to person, but what not to bring is fairly consistent across the board. Here's what she found! read more

10 Things Everyone Forgets to Pack for College

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

When you're moving into a closet-sized space, under-packing is a common occurrence. Here are 10 things that you should pack for college that a lot of people often forget! read more

7 Secrets to Finding the Perfect College Roommate

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Looking for a new college roommate? Here are seven ways to help you find the right person to live with. read more

10 Things You Need to Know How to Do Before Going to College

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Transitioning from high school to college can be difficult. But learning how to do these 10 things before starting your freshman year will make your life easier! read more