Tag Archives: Campus Living

5 Back to School Tips for College and University Students

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Whether you’re going to university for the first year this fall or heading back to school for your second or third year, you can never be too prepared.  As summer draws to a close, it’s time to start thinking about not only what to bring with you to college, but also what you can do to make the coming year as successful and enjoyable as possible.

Here are  5 Back to School Tips for College and University Students from The RentSeeker.ca Team for all you Students and Happy #BacktoSchool Year!

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Use Simple DIY Design Choices To Jazz Up Your Apartment or Dorm Room

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That first glorious year of university can be the most exciting time in the lives of many students. It’s a chance to live in a new city, to embrace a new cultural shift; it’s a chance to meet other likeminded young people who share your passion and excitement, and who, with luck, will become longtime friends in the years to come.

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Moving Into Your First Apartment

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We know it’s still summer and you’re probably not worrying about how everything will fall into place come September when you need to head off to college or university. But trust us when we say that looking for a place to live should be on top of your to-do list, despite the fact that it’s still July. In particular, students who are moving into their own apartment for the very first time probably have a lot of questions: Moving Into Your First Apartment Read More

RentSeeker’s Top Ten Student Rental Tips

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It’s here – the year you go off to college or university. Along with securing student loans, saying goodbye to your friends from high school and nailing down the perfect first-year schedule, you’ll need to also squeeze in searching for a student rental to call home. Don’t let the excitement and big life changes overwhelm you – use our top ten tips to score the best student rental apartment for your needs with ease. RentSeeker’s Top Ten Student Rental Tips Read More

How to Talk to Your Roommates about Money

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If you’re like many students across Canada who have moved away from home to attend college and university, you’re probably living with roommates for the first time. Everything seems idyllic until the first household bills start rolling in – and now you’re not sure how to split up the costs. Having a chat with your roomies about money, bills and rent is important and will prevent headaches and hurt feelings down the road. Keep your home life happy with these tips to get the inevitable money conversation started. How to Talk to Your Roommates about Money Read More

Student Renters – The Big Decision: For Students and Landlords

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Are you moving to a new city to attend school this fall? Chances are this will be the first time that you’re picking out your own apartment rental – a daunting task for the uninitiated. You may be so focused on preparing for university (and rightfully so!) that you won’t be able to put a lot of time or energy into finding a good place to live. By heeding some of the advice below, you should be able to find a place where you’ll feel comfortable and happy for the duration of your studies. Student Renters – The Big Decision: For Students and Landlords Read More

Student Rental Housing Therapy: Deck out your college digs with a nod to the environment—without breaking the bank!

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Student housing getting you down? Dorm and apartment living during the college years can be pretty bleak when it comes to décor. Most of your time is spent, er, studying, and you’d sooner spend your cash on extra-curricular activities than gussying up your crash pad.
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