You need cheap apartment snacks to keep you going, but instant ramen is so 2005! Leave the styrofoam cup days behind with these non-perishable snacks and convenient foods that’ll get you through another week of avoiding the grocery store. Read the rest of this entry »
‘life after college’ Tag
If you’re like most new college graduates (or if you’re a student who’s about to graduate), you’re eager to find a job and perhaps you’re itching to settle down in a big city.
But where should you scratch that big-city itch? There are so many choices!
Here’s a list of five of the best cities for recent graduates (in alphabetical order) that you should consider as you map out your life after college. Read the rest of this entry »
Spring is here and for thousands of college students across America, it means one thing… spring break. Visions of beaches, parties and a week-long celebration of their youth fill the days leading up to mid-terms. However, for some college students, spring brings to mind a harsh reality. In just a few short weeks. the ride is up and life in the real world begins. They might be spending spring break apartment hunting to get ready for what lies ahead. Very soon, it will be time for Adulting 101. Read the rest of this entry »
It has finally arrived. After years of classes, courses, seminars, and a myriad of ups and downs, you have finally succeeded! Graduation is finally here! And, as you prepare to depart from your student housing apartment, you gaze ahead at the various paths that lay before you. New job opportunities could take you to your next home, or maybe to a cabin in the Rocky Mountains! In any case, most of you will be departing the life you have known and will be venturing to a new city.
Finals are over, summer is starting, and your furniture is leaving. Wait, what was that last one? If you’re new to student furniture rental with CORT, we’re here to make it easy. Did you rent for the semester or year and now it’s time to say goodbye? Here’s what to do as your CORT Furniture Rental term reaches its bittersweet end. Read the rest of this entry »
Spring Break is just a few days away. After a bitterly cold winter and an epic start to the school year, college students from around the U.S. are making plans and deciding where they want to visit. Finally, you get a chance to relax and unwind. Where will you go as you join the estimated 1.5 Million spring breakers, traveling to places like Panama City, Cancun, the Jersey Shore, and New Orleans?
As you sit on the beach or stroll the streets of your lovely destination, a quiet concern may be starting to grow in the back of your head. Sure, now is not the time you are focused on it – but it should be! And when the time comes, if you are not prepared, you could be stuck in a situation worse than the hardest exam you had this term. We are talking about the major challenge of where you are going to live this summer.
Whether you are a Summer Job Sophomore or an Entering the Workforce Senior, summer will be here before you know it and now is the time to decide where you are going to live. Do you really want to have to go back and live at home? While at college, you have had freedom and the opportunity to develop your own lifestyle. Parents can sure be a dampener on your lifestyle.
The challenge is even greater for graduating Seniors. The need to find a job, find your first apartment, and start your post-grad life can sometimes be overwhelming. “How much rent can I afford? How close can I live to work and the things I love to do? Do I still need a roommate?” All of these questions can leave you yearning for the simpler days of college life.
By starting the search now, you can find an apartment and even save a load of cash by reserving it in advance. If you are going to live locally, you probably have a few ideas of apartment communities where you would like to live. But if you don’t know a great place locally, or if you are going to move elsewhere, ApartmentSearch can take the challenges out of your apartment finding. Not only can you find your apartment for free using our extensive online database, we will even give you $200 in rewards just for mentioning to your leasing staff that we helped you out. In addition, we have links to a variety of other services such as furniture rental, to help your move go easier and help you enjoy the apartment lifestyle.
So, take some time on Spring Break to find where you are going to live this summer. Not only will it make the start of your summer better, it could earn you a little extra cash when you use ApartmentSearch.com.