Articles by Erin Castrucci

7 Ways to Beat the Homesick Blues in College

Going away to college is a big deal, and you’re likely to miss home. Make the transition a little easier with these seven tips.  Read More…


What’s Your Suite Style? Decorating Your Dorm Room

Decorating your dorm room is a great way to bring your personality to your new space, but there are also some limitations on how much you should do. Here’s some things you should keep in mind before you invest too much money and tips on making the most of it.  Read More…


Freshman Fitness

Freshman year in college is a stressful time, which is why packing on the “freshman 15″ is so common. Read these tips on ways to stay healthy and fit as you transition into your new life.  Read More…

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No Major? No Problem!

Anxious because you haven’t chosen a major? Read about three students who started out just like you and how they ended up in successful careers.  Read More…


Get Packing!

Stick to this rule of thumb: if you think twice about taking it, leave it at home

Review these helpful tips to help you decide what and how to pack as you head off to college.  Read More…



Erin Castrucci is a full-time interactive designer and project manager in Cincinnati, Ohio. In addition to taking on multiple freelance projects, she enjoys spending time with her husband and two young children, for whom she is already saving for college.