Welcome to the Moving Off Campus blog! Here you'll find tips and tricks for finding that perfect off campus pad, funny roommate stories and just about anything entertaining or helpful related to making that big move "off campus." We collect stories and advice from college students all over the country and hope you enjoy! Please share any feedback with us here [email protected]. Got a great story or good tip? We'd love to hear about it! Just shoot us an email to [email protected].

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National Groupon Deals for College Students

As a college student, you're probably constantly scouring places for deals. To minimize your efforts (so college), you've probably subscribed to Groupon, LivingSocial, or another site similar to the two. You may be subscribed in multiple cities too, depending on your current (college) location and your permanent (home) location. With all of this search for savings, it can sometimes be difficult to find a deal relevant to you.

Cutting Corners: A Complete College Handbook For Getting A's The Easy Way

Sure, sometimes classes are "easy A's" and we don't have to put a whole lot of effort into them to come out on top; however, those classes can be hard to come by. Here at we came across the opportunity to share with you a great eBook deal that could also benefit your classroom experience. (Just don't tell your parents about this one!)

Goodbye Summer: Back to School Tips

As much as we all like to deny it, summer is ending sooner than you think! Lazy pool days and beach trips will be gone soon enough. But before we all start complaining about getting back to the grind, let’s remember that fall doesn’t mean there will be no more fun. It may be time to get back into the swing of things and prepare for another school year, but we can still have a blast along the way! Here are some back to school tips to make the transition as smooth as possible.

Packing 101, Part II: Moving Out

Welcome back for Part II of our packing series! Last time we covered the best way to pack for vacation – from planning what you’ll need, to keeping your suitcase light. This week we have tips for how to pack up your life and move it elsewhere; moving out can be a daunting task! With summer coming to a close, it will be important to know the best way to prepare for the big move. Here are some tips to get you started.

Packing 101, Part I: Summer Vacation

Vacations are fun. Moving into a new apartment is fun. Packing…is not. We all love the idea of the destination, but organizing yourself in order to get there is always a struggle. Part I of the Packing 101 series contains some tips to avoid the hassle and stress of packing, and land at your destination with everything you need for the most enjoyable vacation ever.

Back to Basics: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle. We've heard this a lot, but what steps can we take to actually implement these practices in our homes?

Decorating on a Budget: Tips to Save while Staying in Style

Let's face it: growing up, graduating, and moving off campus are incredibly exciting, but it's scary to think about balancing a budget. We all dream of our first apartment - for some, it's that dingy, messy, first studio apartment that seems thrilling; for others, they dream of a glamourous first job and an equally elegant and adequately decorated dig. Most people probably lie somewhere in the middle, but no matter the vision, we all face the same challenge of furnishing, decorating, and living in our new space without busting the bank. Here are some cash-crunching tips to help you decorate in style without sacrificing all of that hard-earned paycheck.

Personal Finance for College Students: 10 Colleges that are Tackling the Problem

Staff writers at just wrote an excellent blog post about 10 colleges that are taking on personal finance issues for their students.  The post cites information from a recent Charles Schwab survey that discovered only 52% of high school students have savings accounts.  Several states are beginning to require personal finance courses at the high school level and many colleges are also now getting in


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