Whether you’re studying in Hamilton or have decided to take a leap at your career and start a new job far from home, homesickness is often a very real and common occurrence. It’s perfectly normal and can be difficult to overcome when you feel overwhelmed in an unfamiliar setting. But it’s important to stick it out and do what you can to alleviate your nerves and stress so that you can learn to enj[...]
Gearing up for a new semester can be a challenge when it comes to motivating your body and mind to enter back into that scholarly zone. But preparing and getting things organized before the second semester arrives can be one of the most important factors in academic success. To help kick-start your second semester off on the right foot (and maintain it), here are some tips to help get both your bo[...]
There’s no way around it, studying can be tough. We have the best of intentions at the beginning of the school year, but somehow midway through first semester we already feel like we are playing catch-up on assignments and it’s hard to make time for studying. But for most programs, studying will be your key to success in school. When you have taken time to study and feel prepared for in-class assi[...]
So you’re off to school, finally got a good paying job, or it’s just time to fly the coop! Whatever the case may be, you’re moving out! This time of your life can be daunting and exciting all at once. Before you take the plunge, there are some things you need to consider including roommates, location, and most importantly, BUDGET. Setting up a budget will help you save money and establish good [...]
Fighting off the woes of procrastination can be one of the greatest challenges when it comes to studying. And then remembering and retaining all of that information that you’ve studied can be equally difficult. There’s nothing worse than feeling unprepared and unconfident when you step in to take an exam. So here are five great study tips that will help you stay on track, focus on your material an[...]
Continuing from Part I, here are three more in-house design tricks to maximize the space in your CLV Group apartment! The Ghost Chair Sticking along the same lines of creating a feeling of space around your furniture, clear furniture pieces are making a huge comeback in the most recent design trends. Ghost chairs are a great choice if you’re looking for extra seating in your living room without [...]
Whether you are a student, parent, or a busy professional, your schedule probably consists of long days and nights. A hectic lifestyle can take a toll on your body, and more likely than not, the last thing you want to do at the end of the day is organize and clean your apartment. We have put together a list of hacks that can help you maintain your organization! 1. Create double clothes hangers [...]
As a Millennial, you make up a large portion of the population; and because of that, markets, products, and services have been designed with you in mind. In regards to apartments, we have put together a few features that we have found to be an important aspect of a Millennials apartment search. Pet Friendly Your furry friend is a part of your family, and being able to bring them with you into yo[...]
  10 Essentials for your First Student Apartment Bedroom 1. Bed: Students aren`t known for getting a lot of sleep so make the most of it with a good bed! 2. Lamp: Late night cramming sessions just aren’t possible without a solid bed-side lamp. 3. Desk: A desk is a necessity for students. It`s your work space, your dining room table, and sometimes your impromptu napping spot. Kitchen[...]
You’re all grown up and you finally have your own apartment; you even have your very own roommate, and that roommate is your sibling. But wait, having your brother or sister as your roomie doesn’t have to be a con to your new independent life! Although growing up with your sibling might have been (let’s be honest) annoying, having an apartment with your sibling can be exciting and helpful! We’re n[...]