14 Things All Incoming Freshmen Need to Buy
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14 Things All Incoming Freshmen Need to Buy

A few things I never thought I needed.

14 Things All Incoming Freshmen Need to Buy

As a first-year student, I scoured Pinterest and Facebook to find everything I might need for my freshman year of college. I brought so many things I didn't even use. There also were a few things I needed but didn't even think of buying until I was already in school. Here are a few things I didn't realize I would need that may help you plan for your move-in day!

1. Large Desk Calendar

To keep all your assignments and exam dates in one place.

2. Masking Tape or Sticky Putty

To hang up pictures and posters without ruining the walls.

3. Printer

I didn't buy a printer because I am very close to the library and figured I wouldn't need it. I use my roommate's printer quite often though.

4. Raincoat

It always seems to rain on campus, and it can be a hassle to carry an umbrella.

5. Water Bottle

You will carry it everywhere!

6. Drying Rack

So you don't have to hang your wet clothes all over the room.

7. Fan

Because even with air conditioning, it can get very hot.

8. A Keurig Machine

For coffee addicts who don't want to pay $3 for a cup of coffee at Starbucks every day.

9. Extra-long Phone Charger

To reach from an outlet to your bed.

10. Drawer Organizers

To put your makeup or school supplies in.

11. Desk Mirror

So you can sit down at your desk to do your makeup and hair in the morning.

12. Cleaning Supplies

You will use them all of the time, guaranteed.

13. Post-It Notes

To write yourself little notes and reminders.

14. An HDMI Cord

To hook up your computer to a TV to watch Netflix. It is a lifesaver, truly.

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