45 Essentials Every Dorm Dweller Needs To Take To College
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45 Essentials Every Dorm Dweller Needs To Take To College

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45 Essentials Every Dorm Dweller Needs To Take To College

Going to college can be completely overwhelming. For most people, it is their first time living on their own and moving away from home. For many students, including myself, one of the most overwhelming things can be packing. No one really tells you what to pack and how much to pack to make sure everything fits into your room. Well, now you have a list of essentials to bring to college!

  1. Command Strips! Lots and lots of command strips!
  2. Pillows
  3. Sheets
  4. Mattress pad
  5. Blankets
  6. Cell phone charger (and bring an extra one too to keep in your book bag!)
  7. School supplies (pens, pencils, highlighters, notebooks, binders, loose paper, note cards, sticky notes, etc)
  8. Flashdrives
  9. Book bag
  10. Books for your classes
  11. A PLANNER!!!
  12. Umbrella
  13. Insurance cards
  14. Driver’s license (or identification card)
  15. Birth certificate
  16. Money or Debit/Credit Card
  17. Laptop and charger
  18. Snacks
  19. Case of water
  20. Flashlight
  21. Batteries
  22. Any kind of shampoo, body wash, etc. (girls, you will have a TON more than the guys!)
  23. Robe
  24. Towels and washcloths
  25. Shower tote (if you don’t have your own bathroom)
  26. Shower shoes (again, if you don’t have your own bathroom)
  27. Hangers
  28. Mirror
  29. First Aid kit with all the essentials
  30. Garbage can
  31. Lamps
  32. Little vacuum
  33. Broom and dust pan (if you have hard floors)
  34. Clothes and shoes
  35. Cups, coffee mugs, plates, bowls, forks, spoons, etc.
  36. Microwave (if you don’t have one already in the apartment)
  37. Mini Fridge (if you don’t have one already in the apartment)
  38. Coffee maker (if you want to make it through those 8ams!!)
  39. TONS of extension cords
  40. Power strips
  41. Speakers and headphones
  42. Television
  43. Laundry supplies (detergent, softener, laundry basket)
  44. Pictures of family and friends
  45. Posters, wall decorations, etc.

There is a lot more things that you can bring, but these are just some essentials to bring to college. Again, it all depends what kind of dorm or apartment that you are living in. Make sure you check with your roommates also if you have any to see what they are bringing. Good luck with college! It truly is the best years of your life.
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