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CampusCube for Girls College Care Package Subscription Review + Coupon- October 2016

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CampusCube is a college care package subscription box that contains “healthy, delicious, fun & useful items guaranteed to make your favorite student smile!” Each CampusCube includes healthy snacks, useful gadgets, and personal care items, while the box upcycles into useful, colorful dorm room storage. They also donate a portion of every sale to national scholarship organizations.

Good to know: CampusCube recently changed their prices for new customers. Going forward, the options are $34.99 per box for 3 boxes or $31.99 per box for 4+ boxes. Shipping remains free. However, those who have already paid for their next boxes will not see any price changes.

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All subscriptions are one-time charges. You can choose between the Guys or Girls box. The options are a one-time box for $44.95, the next 3 boxes for $104.97 ($34.99 per box), or the next 5 boxes for $159.95 ($31.99 per box). There is an optional Birthday Box add-on that ships to arrive on the recipient’s birthday. A gluten free option is also available.

The shipping schedule for each box is as follows:

  • The Fall Box is currently shipping
  • The Winter Finals Box ships to arrive the 1st week of December.
  • The Back to School Box ships to arrive the 1st week of February.
  • The Spring Box ships to arrive early March.
  • The Finals Box ships to arrive mid-April.

You can check out what’s inside these boxes here.

This box was sent to us at no cost for review. (Check out the review process post to learn more about how we review boxes.)

This review is of the Girl’s October/Fall new subscriber box. 

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The Subscription Box: CampusCube

The Cost: One-time box for $44.95, 3 boxes for $104.97 ($34.99 per box), or 5 boxes for $159.95 ($31.99 per box). All are one-time purchases. Free shipping.

COUPON: For a limited time, save $5 off any order with code MSA5!

The Products: snacks, gadgets, and personal care items for your college student

Ships to: U.S. only

Check out all of our CampusCube reviews and the Women’s Subscription Box Directory!

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The box includes a basic “Happy Fall” card.

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The outer box can be upcycled into storage space. They’re stackable and make for nifty organizational shelves! CampusCube kindly sent me a couple extra boxes in September so you can see what they look like when used together as storage solutions. The items shown are for scale.

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Sheila’s Dark Chocolate Sea Salt Brownie Brittle – Value $3.99

I love brownie brittle! It’s quite possibly the best recent snack invention besides cronuts. The squares are deliciously thin and crispy. Each piece contains generous amounts of dark chocolate chips. Plus, there are only 120 calories per serving!

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BookChickaPop Candy Corn Holidrizzle Popcorn – Value $2.88

This popcorn has candy corn-flavored drizzle and it tastes as amazing as it sounds. Each handful (because it isn’t possible to eat this one popcorn at a time) has the perfect amount candy corn sweetness. This is also included in the Guys October/Fall box.

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Modern Oats Vermont Maple Oatmeal – Value $3.50

I appreciate fast and convenient breakfast options, so instant oatmeal is great. Some notable ingredients here include maple sugar and pumpkin seeds. Each bite contains the perfect amount of sweetness while the seeds provide a bit of crunch. I’m a big fan.

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Republic of Tea Pumpkin Spice Travel Tin – Value $4.50

This is a black tea blend that includes ginger, cinnamon, and pumpkin. The tin contains six round tea bags. The tea is so aromatic and very appropriate for the season. I had mine with milk and it tasted like perfection.

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Andalou Naturals Instant Brightening Face Mask – Value $3.69

This is a wash-off face mask that contains pumpkin puree, aloe vera, and manuka honey. It looks and smells like pumpkin pie. I started feeling a cooling sensation several minutes after application and it remained so until I washed it off. My face felt very soft, plump, and nourished afterward!

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Nourish Snacks Berry’d Treasure Granola Bites – Value $2

This is perfect as an on-the-go snack. The soft, chewy granola bites contain blueberries, apples, and apricots. I like how it’s not overly sweet. The fruit and berry blend is very tasty as well.

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Krave Black Cherry Barbecue Pork Jerky – Value $7

This jerky is amazing! It took me considerable effort not to eat the whole bag in one sitting. Each piece is soft, juicy, and tender. I love the sweet and smoky barbecue flavor.

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Sinji Pouch Smartphone Cardholder Wallet – Value $7.99

This is an adhesive pouch-like wallet that you can attach to the back of your smartphone. The pouch is made of stretchy fabric so you can store multiple cards or bills inside. I think this is a great item to have for a college student. It’s really convenient for when you don’t want to lug around purses or wallets.

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Harry’s Truman Razor – $17

This razor is made with a comfortable, matte rubbery grip plus a weighted core for better control. The blades have a flexible hinge and lubricating strip. Overall, it looks and feels like a high-quality item. The box includes a coupon code to redeem four free blades plus free shipping from the Harry’s website. The razor costs $9 while the four redeemable blades are $8.

FYI, every new subscriber receives the Sinji cardholder wallet and Harry’s razor in his or her Cube. Subscribers for whom this was the second Cube received a phone charger instead.

Verdict: The total retail value for this box is $52.55, which I think is a nice value especially at the $31.99 or $34.99 price point. I think CampusCube is a fun care package–  I would have loved to receive this in college. Of course, you don’t have to be a college student to enjoy this either! I also appreciate the bonus upcycled storage box, which is both resourceful and environmentally conscious.

If you subscribe today you will receive the October/Fall Box.

What do you think of CampusCube so far?

Written by Nancy Su

Nancy Su

Nancy used to be a Candy Crush addict but then she became addicted to subscription boxes instead. Now she has a particular interest in Korean/Asian beauty after seeing the wonders it has done to her skin. She’s constantly in search of new lippies, skincare, and tasty international snacks.
All views in this review are the opinion of the author. My Subscription Addiction will never accept payment in exchange for a review, but will accept a box at no cost to provide honest opinions on the box. This post may contain affiliate/referral links. Read the complete My Subscription Addiction disclosure.

6 Comments

  1. I’ve been wanting to try this for my niece in college. The last box with the pillow case was much better IMO than this snack box. I’ll wait on this one.

    • Thanks for the feedback on the pillowcase, Amy! We’ve been thinking about making that custom pillowcase one of the items we include in every first Cube so it’s really helpful to hear that you liked it so much. We’ve got some other really cute exclusive items in the pipeline for Winter and Spring so please stay-tuned. And if you want to order for your niece now, let us know at support@campuscube.com and we’ll be sure to include the pillowcase for you 🙂

    • Hi Amy~
      I signed up for & had a years worth of boxes for my daughter who is a freshman through a place called “Our Campus Market” (OCM). I can’t remember exactly what I spent on it, but there were, I believe 6-7 “baskets” (boxes) included and if I recall right it was in the $130 range. I was able to personalize each card & add different picture on each card. I loved that option because I signed each one from a different family member & added a picture of her with that person, even her beloved dog sent one!?

      They have so many different boxes, occasions, themes, etc. So far, she got one the day after she moved in to her dorm & a Halloween themed one. She’s LOVED them, as have her roommate & suite mates. It’s an easy way to make sure something is coming often, with no hassle & a whole lot of love. I just thought I’d mention it, since you’re looking for other items. I think you’ll find something awesome there. I’m not sure if your niece’s college is one that they deliver to, but there’s a huge list of the ones they work with… It may be on there. xo.?

      • Oh, I did look at that site – Our Campus Market. – and it was a lot of junk food that looked like it came from a vending machine. My daughter and I would never eat that stuff. What I liked about CampusCube is that the snacks are healthy and top quality things that I would choose for my own family. And some people mentioning about the size of snacks here, I think the snacks from CampusCube is good size, not small snacks.

  2. Seems really expensive for a box full of small snacks.

  3. If I was away from home at any point in my life or at home I would use all things. I think they should add some cute notebooks and pens and something to keep me safe if god forbid something should should happen. Then I would feel better about price. Parents may sleep better too.

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