Jun
05

How to Pack and Move Efficiently

packing

Let’s face it- packing for anything is hard! It’s especially hard when you’re trying to sort through your entire life’s worth of junk and think months in advance about what you might need at school. Many students get overwhelmed with the task of packing for college because it is a big job, but when broken down, can be done with minimal stress. Start with a packing list. There are hundreds to choose from on the internet, and they will include EVERYTHING. Begin with looking over … [Read more...]

Jun
05

Fight the Freshman Fifteen

thegospelcoalition.org

You've heard horror stories, but you've also seen friends successfully avoid it- how can you avoid it too? The freshman fifteen refers to the fifteen pounds put on by college students around the country when they go off to schools where eating is a social activity and the school buffets are never far away.  Stress, little sleep, carb-based meals, lower levels of exercise and sugary beverage consumption are all factors that play a role in college students’ weight gain. Once these issues are … [Read more...]

Jun
05

Space Saving Techniques

Blue_Lennox_Carpet_Alt

Sharing a room in college is tough! Among the many things that make it a challenge is SPACE. You had your entire life into a two door closet, a six drawer dresser, a nightstand, and a bookshelf at home, and now you can only fit a portion of your life into your small and shared dorm room. Some space saving techniques are just what you need to organize and create space out of thin air. A trick that will give you tons of floor space is to put your bed on blocks or even loft it. On blocks, you … [Read more...]

Jun
05

Campus Safety

orient-campussecurity

You know the basics, use the buddy system, lock your doors, look both ways when crossing the street, and don’t talk to strangers, but college presents the need for a whole new level of safety awareness. As you are becoming familiar with your campus, take note of a few things concerning safety. Notice if there are any places that have dim or no lighting when walking around campus. These are places you want to be cautious of when walking alone or travelling at night. Many schools have … [Read more...]

Nov
26

3 Things we are Thankful for at RHL.com

RHL - New Designs

At RHL.org, Residence Hall Linens, we do not just supply students with dorm room bedding and bath sets; we pride ourselves on being a part of our customer’s college life. We focus our dorm room lines on being trendy, comfortable, and organized so that they are a great value to our customers. We are always thankful for our customers, but this year, here are 3 things we are especially thankful for:  1.  New Designs  We are thankful for the wonderful new designs we are able to … [Read more...]

Sep
06

Does the Ideal Student Exist?: Part Two

Is there such a thing as the “ideal” student? In our last blog, we told you we thought you’d like to hear professor’s opinions to help you gain insight from their unique perspective: what kinds of attitudes and behaviors do they react positively to in a real life academic scenario? RHL.org posed a few questions to two distinguished professors, one relatively newer, and one more tenured. The revealing answers of the former were presented in our last blog; today, in the second of this … [Read more...]

Aug
26

Work and School: Strive for Balance

As you settle in at school, you might start thinking about it: what to do for some extra money- or even money to pay your way through school. And for most students, that, of course, means getting a job. To save yourself the aggravation of pursuing a path that is not harmonious with your busy schedule and skill set, it’s a good idea to think about what type of work you are best suited for as well as the conditions in your local job market BEFORE you begin your search. There are many … [Read more...]