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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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Avoid Some Common Mistakes During a Job and/or Internship Interview

Movingoffcampus.com has come to know Hercampus.com as a great resource for college students and a recent post about interview mistakes to avoid has helped to reaffirm our appreciation of Her Campus.

One major cause of stress during college is gaining experience and experience is typically gained through an internship or job. Hercampus.com has put together a fantastic guide of common mistakes to avoid, here.

Pinterest: A Decorating Web of Ideas

Everyone’s talking about, Pinterest. Pinterest has hit the scene like no other; it’s like an online archive for you to save all of your favorite things ranging from recipes, fashion, decorating ideas, etc. And by following other pinners you can find amazing deals and ideas for anything. Making Pinterest the place to go if you want to transform your new space!

Tips for Decorating a Studio Apartment

Studio apartments can be an amazing first step when moving off campus. They are small and efficient. Utilities can be low and there is no need for a lot of furniture. When I decided to go it alone and get a place with out roommates I snatched up a small studio walking distance from campus and I could not have been any happier.

Tips for Turning an Interview into a Job

Interviews are important and they always have been, but now more than ever it is harder to even get in the door. The employment rate for 18 - 24 year olds is at its lowest point in 60 years, which is a scary thought. What's important is to not let the numbers scare you, let it motivate you.

Think Your New Computer is Expensive? Check out the Cost of Technology Over the Decades.

Thinking about getting a new computer for that new apartment you just signed a lease for, but the price tags have you shaking your head? Check out this fun infographic from the daily infographic on the cost of technology over the decades. That new computer may not look so expensive now.

 

Getting Into the College of Your Dreams

Getting into college can seem like a daunting task...grades, clubs, honors, service, etc...where do you even begin? This neat infographic from OnlineColleges.com makes things a little bit easier and a lot more fun!

How to Handle Finals Week

Here are some general studying suggestions to help you stay focused off-campus and make sure you don’t spoil your time off with a bad report card

Going Green in College Part III: Preparing Your College Apartment for Winter

Have you prepped your college apartment for winter yet? If not, now is a good time to do so, especially as Winter Break is just over the horizon.

The Transition from Dorm to Apartment: A Video Interview with MOC Intern Brett Goldberg

We recently sat down with MOC intern Brett Goldberg to discuss his experiences in transitioning from college dorm to off-campus apartment. Check out the YouTube video!

College Apartment Decor: Furnishing on a Budget

Moved into a new place and want to make it feel like home? It may be time to get out there and search for the perfect college apartment decor to fill your apartment.

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