5 Apps to Help You Stay Focused

This entry was posted by admin on May 16th, 2016

Staying focused is a challenge for students. There are many real life and online situations that compete for our attention. How do you shut it all out and concentrate on your work? Even paying attention in a class or lecture can be an issue. One of the biggest time-wasters and distractors is social media. Facebook, […]

Using the CBC Commons’ Facilities to Plan Your Next Weekend Get-Together

This entry was posted by admin on May 12th, 2016

  It’s true that CBC Commons are available to anyone who can pass our application and pay rent on time – college student or not. However, we like to think that we gear our services towards college students who like to have an all-around living experience and fun while they’re away for their education. This […]

Easy Ways to Stay Connected with Family During Your College Years

This entry was posted by admin on May 10th, 2016

  For many students, going off to college is their first extended period of time away from their friends and family back home. There are many opportunities to make friends at college, of course, but be real – it’s just not the same as those friendships forged during your school years. You only have one […]

Which CBC Apartment Type is Right for You?

This entry was posted by admin on May 5th, 2016

  Not every apartment suits every person, and depending on the scenario this can be extremely complicated. In the adult world, you have a lot to worry about in regards to the apartment you choose – is it pet friendly, is there room for kids, are the windows in just the right place?   Fortunately, […]

4 Apps for Keeping Organized at Syracuse University

This entry was posted by admin on May 2nd, 2016

If you’re new to the college experience, you probably don’t know just how overloaded and stressed you’ll be come your first semester. You’ve been told over and over again that college is extremely different compared to high school, and it’s honestly the truth. You might assume that college will be simpler considering you’re moving from […]

Entertaining In Your Apartment on a College Student Budget

This entry was posted by admin on April 28th, 2016

You’re a college student and you want to have some parties to unwind and hang out with your friends. That’s totally normal, right? Of course it is! You’re only young once, and you have a lot of temptations on your plate. You’re away from adult supervision, there’s an expectation to party as a college student, […]

4 Ways to Get More Involved at Syracuse University

This entry was posted by admin on April 25th, 2016

As a student at Syracuse University, it’s possible to just skate under the radar – but where’s the fun in that? You’re a college student with a lot of potential, so why not exercise as much of it as possible? You’re finally away from home, you’re living on your own in a CBC Commons apartment, […]

Your Guide to the CBC Commons Amenities and Their Perks

This entry was posted by admin on April 21st, 2016

  There are a lot of reasons why living at CBC Commons is a good idea. Avoiding dorm life, having a sense of responsibility and privacy – living at the CBC Commons is essentially prepping you for your independent life as a true adult while giving you a chic and personal apartment space in which […]

Dealing with a Bad Roommate: How to Handle the Situation

This entry was posted by admin on April 18th, 2016

    CBC Commons offers a starter apartment with two bedrooms – which is the ideal situation for getting a roommate. While the prices for all of our apartments are reasonable for a college student’s income, it’s always great to save as much cash as possible. Finding a roommate can cut your already low monthly […]

Tips for Cooking for Yourself When Living On Your Own at College

This entry was posted by admin on April 14th, 2016

Starting a new life on your own can be hard when you go away to college for the first time. While this might not be your specific circumstance, most college freshmen are used to a lot of things being done for them in life, whether it’s cooking or laundry. Going to college suddenly puts the […]