CampusCube for Girls College Care Package Subscription Review + Coupon- Winter 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.

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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 Winter Box is currently shipping
  • The Back to School January Box starts shipping mid-January
  • 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 Winter 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 contains a simple CampusCube greeting card with a bonus candy cane.

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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 so you can see what they look like when used together as storage solutions. The items are for scale.

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“I Woke Up Like This” Pillowcase – Value $10?

This is a CampusCube exclusive pillowcase with pink script that reads “I woke up like this.” It’s 60% cotton, 40% polyester, and made in the USA. It is very soft to the touch and large enough to fit most pillows. I love items that are cute and functional, so this is perfect.

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Starbucks Double Chocolate Hot Cocoa – Value $0.87

Delicious! This hot cocoa is super rich and creamy. It’s perfect for a quick winter pick-me-up.

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Adult Coloring Card and Colored Pencil Set – Value $12?

This is a “color-your-own” greeting card and envelope set with 12-pack colored pencils. The idea of adult coloring greeting cards is genius. Sometimes I want to relax with a little bit of coloring, but it’s even more fun when I can show it off to my friends. Essentially, this kills two birds with one stone. The greeting cards are blank on the inside so they can be used for any occasion.

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Oh K Cosmetic Blender Sponge – Value $9.50

This is a makeup sponge that can be used for a variety of purposes. It has a chubby rounded end for applying creams or liquids, plus a pointy end for accessing hard-to-reach areas or for precise application. Makeup sponges like these are great for giving your foundation a more airbrushed finish.

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Belgian Boys Stroopwafel – Value $1.29

It’s such a shame that I was only recently introduced to the amazing world of stroopwafels. This is a game-changing cookie! Smooth caramel cream is sandwiched between two waffle-cone-wafer hybrid cookies for a mouthwatering combination. It is delicious by itself or with tea or coffee or milk. It’s a good thing there are two stroopwafels per pack because my boyfriend and I surely would have gotten in a fight had there been only one.

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Sheila G’s Brownie Brittle Chocolate Chip with White Drizzle 4 oz – Value $2.79

I am seriously obsessed with Sheila G’s Brownie Brittle. Just when you think brownie brittle cannot be more amazing, these ones with white chocolate drizzle seriously rock my socks off. The drizzle adds extra creamy sweetness to balance the chocolatey crunch but it never overwhelms the fundamental brownie flavor. It’s tragic that this flavor is only around for the holiday season!

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Boom Chicka Pop Holidrizzle Frosted Sugar Cookie Popcorn 4.5 oz – Value $4.99

This is another incredibly addictive snack that’s only available for the holiday season. I cannot explain how amazing frosted sugar cookie flavored popcorn is. The pink sugar sprinkles and sugar frosting drizzle really elevates the kettle corn. I feel like it adds unique texture as well.

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Forto Cold Brewed Coffee Energy Shot in French Vanilla 2 oz – Value $1.66

This is a sweet, flavored black coffee energy shot. It’s USDA organic and fair trade certified. While I usually dislike black coffee, this one has enough flavor and sweetness to keep me happy. I am a fan of the French vanilla flavor as well. It has 200mg of caffeine per bottle, which is the equivalent of two cups of coffee.

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Harry’s Truman Razor in Ivory – Value $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 (redeemable for new customers). The razor costs $9 while the four redeemable blades are worth $8.

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Sinjipouch Smartphone Wallet in Royal Blue – Value $9.99

This is an adhesive wallet or pouch that you can attach to the back of a smartphone. The pocket is made of stretchy fabric that gives you the flexibility to store credit cards, keys, or knickknacks. I think this is a convenient and useful accessory, especially for college students.

Verdict: This is my favorite CampusCube curation to date. I loved every single item. The total estimated retail value is a little over $70, which I think is fantastic for a college care package box. I didn’t account for the bonus candy cane or storage box either. Overall, this is a very thoughtful and fun box, and if I was still in college I would have loved to receive this as a gift.

What do you think of CampusCube?

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. If you buy something, MSA may earn an affiliate commission. Read the complete My Subscription Addiction disclosure.

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7 Comments

  1. Is it awful that I want to order this for myself? I will be taking college classes again this next year but from home. I love all the things!

  2. I definitely wouldn’t call the snacks in here “healthy” as the description states. It’s a cute box, though.

  3. Wasn’t that pillowcase in the first month box?

    • Great memory, Pilar! Yes we included that pillowcase in the September box and then so many people asked for it that we put it in the first box (only) for each recipient in October and December, too. We have some new designs for Spring and a new Happy Donut tee shirt for the January Cube to mix things up a bit, too. Best, Lauren

  4. CampusCube’s pulled out another winning box. I absolutely love their cubes. I’ve sent one to my daughter in October and signed up for next Spring semester. I’m thinking to send this one box to my niece in California as a Christmas gift since I’ll miss seeing her through holiday time. Questions; Is it too late to send one box? Is it ok to send this to home address? Please let me know. Anyway, good job Campus Cube!

    • Hi Nicole, thanks for your nice note. We really appreciate your support and the great feedback. It’s not too late for the Winter Box…we could send it to a home address, if you like, and then if you decide to send a spring subscription we’d just change the address to a college address (or you can manage/change addresses yourself if you create and account on our site). Or if you just want the Spring subscription, we’ll start with the January Cube and send you a nice e-card that can be printed or emailed to your recipient to let them know about their gift. Best, Emma

      • Fantastic. Thanks for your answers!

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