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Packing Tips for College Students

by Winnie Hsiu May 20, 2014 8:33 PM
The college semester will soon be over in a couple of weeks. If you have a self storage facility in a college town, consider creating a packing list to help college students as they pack their belongings up at the end of the semester. Drop off the list at apartment buildings, dorms, and on campus bulletin boards. Be sure to have your facility’s name and phone number on the list so students will know about your facility. [More]

Self Storage Facility Wants to Give College Kids Options

by Kim Kilpatrick April 17, 2014 11:16 PM
That time is fast approaching for college students across the nation; the time where they will have to move out of the dorm rooms and back home for the summer. There is just one problem and it is not explaining to Mom and Dad about your tattoo. No, it’s figuring out what to do with all your stuff. [More]

Self Storage Industry is a College Student's Best Friend

by John Stevens April 11, 2014 11:02 PM
Everyone needs someone they can feel like they should be able to count on. Batman had Robin; Tom had Jerry; Superman had Louis Lane—the list could go on and on. In the real world it helps to be able to count on someone as well; much like college students are able to count on the self storage industry. [More]

Collegiate Storage and Rental Starts an Ambassador Program

by Tony Gonzalez April 12, 2013 5:46 PM
Collegiate Storage and Rental, based in New York City, recently launched their Ambassador Program. This program offers college students an opportunity to get real world experience in business, earn money at the same time, and go to school.

Metro New York City has twenty-three colleges, universities, and schools of higher learning. That means there are lots of college students – students that need storage at the end of the school year or help moving their belongings back home. [More]

OrangeBox in Florida Provides Summer Storage for College Students

by Tony Gonzalez July 4, 2012 10:55 AM
Happy 4th of July! I hope your holiday activities are joyous and safe as you celebrate the founding of the United States of America.

One of the privileges of living in the United States is that if a person gets an idea for a business, that person can create it, own it, and manage it – all to his or her personal wishes. That’s the basis for capitalism: private ownership of companies, goods, and/or services. [More]

Innovative Storage Company Provides Service to College Students

by Kim Kilpatrick April 27, 2012 7:05 PM
You’ve probably heard the saying, “Necessity is the mother of invention.” That saying means that when people experience difficult situations they are inspired with clever or resourceful solutions. That’s the story of three college students in Pennsylvania – Joseph Leary, Peter Handy, and Daniel Abrahamsen. [More]

College Students - A Good Self Storage Market to Tap Into

by Holly Robinson April 23, 2012 7:44 PM
How many colleges do you think there are in the metropolitan Chicago area? Two? Ten? Maybe twenty or twenty five? Would you believe that there are over 80 community and junior colleges, universities, and graduate schools? That means there are a lot of students living in the area.

The end of the school year school year is drawing to a close and that means that many of these college students will be heading home, to internships, or places for summer work – and many of those students need a place to store their belongings for the summer. [More]

College Students Offer Advice on Back to School Storage

by Winnie Hsiu September 8, 2010 8:01 AM
It’s that time of the year -- the time when college students (finally!) vacate their parents’ homes and go back to school, schlepping a mountain of gear along with them. What are college students taking with them to campus this year, and where will they store it? Journalists around the country have been interviewing college-bound students to find out their back to school storage solutions. [More]

UK Self Storage Facility Encourages College Students to Recycle

by Kim Kilpatrick August 30, 2010 12:56 PM
Cardiff Self Storage, a storage facility located in the United Kingdom, has decided to participate in a campaign to encourage local college students to recycle unwanted items. The recycling campaign, called Get It Out for Cardiff, will donate clothing to the Salvation Army, and nonperishable food items to FareShare. The campaign will also benefit the British Heart Foundation and Raise and Give. So far the campaign has been a phenomenal success, raising several tons of materials to donate to local charities. [More]
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