11 Unnecessary Items That Are *Completely* Necessary For Your College Dorm
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11 Unnecessary Items That Are *Completely* Necessary For Your College Dorm

A list of totally unnecessary things I couldn't live without in college.

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11 Unnecessary Items That Are *Completely* Necessary For Your College Dorm
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I definitely see most of these items on the lists consisting of things not to bring to college, but I would have regretted it if I did not bring these things to college with me!

1. Himalayan salt lamp.

It will clear your room of negative ions when it’s on. Honestly, I can’t even tell but it sounds good.

2. Betta fish.

They are so easy to care for and make a cute decoration for your room! The fish also come in so many colors.

3. 10 decorative pillows

Okay, maybe not 10, but it’s so nice to have a bunch of pillows of all different sizes to choose from.

4. Plants.

They make really cute desk decorations! Get a cactus if you're worried about forgetting to water it.

5. All of your shoes.

If you can fit all of your shoes in your closet or under your bed, then why limit yourself? I brought most of my sandals with me and I'm glad I did. Those shoes my mom said I would never wear, I wore.

6. All of your cute t-shirts.

Even if you never wear most of them. All I am going to say is it is nice to have options.

7. Two weeks worth of dishes.

The more dishes you have, the less you have to actually wash dishes.

8. Cute desk decorations.

My desk is filled with little signs and pictures and looks so pretty.

9. Stickers for your laptop.


Trust me, you will want your laptop case covered in Redbubble stickers after seeing everyone else on campus having them!

10. Wall Decorations.

Covering your wall in decorations and signs makes your room look so cute. And, you will get so many compliments.

11. Binders


Most people say they never needed binders in college, but I have found the opposite. Binders help keep me organized!

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