Nextperts

Has there ever been a more over used word than Experts?

These days everyone seems to call themselves one. At Blue-prynt we see ourselves as your “nextperts”. We’ve made the big move into college so we know what comes next. Having the wisdom and the inside scoop means we can make your transition that much easier.

How To Say Goodbye

How To Say Goodbye It will be here before you know it. In fact, many of you have already suffered the long-anticipated goodbye to your newly minted college student. I imagine it was a scene you replayed in your head many times before it actually occurred, like I had before my daughters left the nest….

Questions to Ask Yourself when Deciding Where to Apply to College

Questions to Ask Yourself when Deciding Where to Apply to College If you decide to attend a university, you’ll want to make sure that you’ll be happy and fulfilled at whatever university you choose. Now, how to decide which schools to apply to? There are so many amazing schools, each with their own unique qualities….

Build Your DREAM Dorm in 7 Easy Steps

Build Your DREAM Dorm in 7 Easy Steps Students, are you ready? Most incoming freshmen are moving into dorms in August (right around the corner!). You’ve been thinking about school, dreaming up your dorm, but perhaps don’t know where to start? Shopping is always the answer, and there is a way to do it quickly…

College Tips: How To Survive Your First Week on Campus

College Tips: How To Survive Your First Week on Campus Congratulations! You’ve graduated high school and are now on your way to college. With just a few weeks left before you move on campus, you might be feeling nervous or under prepared. To help guide your transition, we’ve compiled some of the top college tips…

Trending Dorm Decor: Browse Our Most Popular Pinterest Items

Trending Dorm Decor: Browse Our Most Popular Pinterest Items Pinterest is one of the easiest ways to find the perfect aesthetic for your dorm room. Simply look at an image, see the items, and shop! You can shop by preference, function, or even by your personality type. Blue-prynt’s Pinterest is FULL of different dorm room…

5 Must-Have Move-in Items For Your Dorm

5 Must-Have Move-in Items For Your Dorm Move-in day is stressful, to say the least. You’ll have way more stuff than you need, you’ll have to figure out how to cramp your entire wardrobe into a tiny closet, and you and your roommate may experience your first fight over who gets which bed. Inevitably, there…

5 Genius Ways To Organize Your Dorm Kitchen

5 Genius Ways To Organize Your Dorm Kitchen Dorm space is limited. So, it makes sense to take what you have and maximize your surface area. Although the closet and desk take priority, you don’t want to forget about your food and snacks. Many of the students we interviewed claimed they didn’t take advantage of…

Prime Day Sales: Back-To-School, Rumored Sales and Shopping Tips

Prime Day Sales: Back-To-School, Rumored Sales and Shopping Tips Mark your calendars, Amazon Prime Day is on the way! Prime Day sales will include back-to-school items, technology, and non-tech items that will be on sale July 15th and 16th. For students, you will be able to expect some crazy good decor and tech deals you’ll…

Student Spotlight: Unconventional College Decisions

Student Spotlight: Unconventional College Decisions Although it may seem like it from social media, not everyone’s college experience follows the exact same path. We spoke to three students — Jasmine Berger, Jillian, and Sara Sturek — whose college experiences stray somewhat from the norm that we usually expect our university experiences to go. Their choices…

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Top 10 Items You Need On Move-In Day

Top 10 Items You Need On Move-In Day The day is nearing… the day you move into your dorm! There are probably a million questions that are swirling around your mind. The most common question students ask leading up to move-in day is, “Am I prepared?” Maybe the answer is yes, maybe the answer is…

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Trending Now: 18 Graduation Cap Ideas for Graduation

Trending Now: 18 Graduation Cap Ideas for Graduation The newest trend in graduation is to decorate and personalize graduation caps. Students use quotes, images, messages, and University announcements to make their graduation cap especially theirs. In addition to the perfect graduation gift, a unique graduation cap is essential for graduation day. We’ve compiled 18 of…

Blue-prynt’s Top 20 High School Graduation Gifts

Blue-prynt’s Top 20 High School Graduation Gifts It is that time of the year! The time for graduation, gifts, and parties to celebrate your favorite high school graduate. Since there is nothing that will stop your favorite high schooler from growing up, the next best thing is to choose from one of our favorite gifts…

Finding “You” Time in College and Making the Most of It

Finding “You” Time in College and Making the Most of It One aspect of college that makes it completely different from past years is the amount of free time that comes with it. Your classes will often be scattered throughout the day, leaving a lot of open time before the next one. This time should…

5 Common Concerns of Incoming Freshmen

5 Common Concerns of Incoming Freshmen Learning how to drive a car and moving from middle school to high school might seem like huge changes at the time, but nothing compares to a student’s transition into college. Along with college comes the hundreds of concerns of college students, as they are almost programmed to think…

How To Accessorize Your Dorm Based On Your Zodiac Sign

How To Accessorize Your Dorm Based On Your Zodiac Sign Your zodiac sign says a lot about you, your personality, and your preferences!  School, social circles, and design preferences can be dead on to your zodiac sign, or inspired by bits and pieces of your personality. A spicy Scorpio loves an elegant dorm, while Capricorn…

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Lucie Fink: Young Entrepreneur Spotlight

Young Entrepreneur Spotlight: Our Interview with Lifestyle Host and Video Producer Lucie Fink Have you ever thought about taking your passion to the next level? Many of us have but just don’t know where to start. For those dreamers out there, we want to introduce you to Lucie Fink,  26-year-old video producer, lifestyle host, stop motion…

Student Spotlight: Jake Fishkind and the Disney College Program

Student Spotlight: Jake Fishkind’s Disney College Program Contrary to popular belief, you don’t have to spend all four years at your university, with one semester abroad. There are a ton of ways to maximize your university experience, and lucky for you, Blue-prynt has the deets on one of them. Jake Fishkind, a student at Michigan…

Pride Month – Shine Bright With The Best Pride Gear

Pride Month – Shine Bright With The Best Pride Gear New year, new Pride celebration calendar! This year is extra special, not only because the month of June is Pride Month, but because 2019 marks the 50th Anniversary of the StoneWall Uprising alongside World Pride in New York City. This Pride Month, you’ll want to…

College Advice No One Tells You

College Advice No One Tells You College is a miraculous time of change and adventure that is often sugarcoated by movies, television, and your Instagram feed. From those forms of media, you’re really only seeing the good parts— game days, frat parties, etc etc. Don’t get me wrong, these parts are awesome. But, they aren’t…

The Ultimate Dorm Room Packing Guide

The Ultimate Dorm Room Packing Guide Preparing to go off to college can seem overwhelming and daunting. Ordering, packing, and shipping can seem stressful and confusing for an incoming freshmen (and your parents!). If you feel like this, you aren’t alone! We’ve talked to college students who have just left their dorms or lived on…

Shop This Weekend: Memorial Day Sales You Don’t Want To Miss!

Shop This Weekend: Memorial Day Sales You Don’t Want To Miss! Amazon, Dormify, Society6, Oh My! There are so many amazing deals to take advantage of this Memorial Day, and we have hunted for the best deals for you. Check out the list below. Society6 Society6 is having a blow out sale this weekend including…

POP UPS: the ultimate dorm room shopping experience

POP UPS: the ultimate dorm room shopping experience The experience of shopping is evolving, and when Instagram and Facebook are flooded with products it is hard to know just what kind of quality is going to be shipped back to you after you’ve handed over your cash. While online shopping has created so much ease, you…

Home Away From Home: Dorm Decor + College Essentials Showcase

Home Away From Home: Dorm Decor + College Essentials Showcase Blue-prynt is excited to announce our Pop-up event with Sid Jacobson JCC May 19th from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.  What you can expect: We are hosting our Home-Away-from-Home Dorm Decor and College Essentials Showcase to support college students and parents as we provide solutions…

Dorm Room Inspo – Shop The Hottest Dorm Decor Trends

Dorm Room Inspo – Shop The Hottest Dorm Decor Trends As the latest year comes to a close and the new college season starts in the fall, it is time to start thinking about how you want to decorate your dorm or off-campus housing. When thinking about how to decorate your home-away-from-home, the last thing you…

Meet the Team Behind Blue-Prynt

Meet the Team Behind Blue-prynt Not long ago, two women came together to solve a common problem many American parents face; the transition into college. Statistically, moving to college is ranked as the #1 most stressful event in a teenager’s life! For many students, the journey takes them far from home, from their parents, and…