Everything You Need to Know to Pack for College and Make Your Dorm Your Home Away from Home
Are you one of the 15 million undergraduate students planning to live on campus this fall? If so, you’ve got an exciting journey ahead!
On campuses across the country, move-in day is a spectacle of highly orchestrated activity as students and families race to settle into their dorm rooms and begin their new adventure.
With the average size of a shared dorm room measuring in at just 228 square feet of actual living space, roommates must work through a few major hurdles in a short period. How do we set up the room and how do we fit everything in? We walk through the ins and outs to ace your first college assignment and pack for college like a pro.
Here are 10 essential tips to pack for college from recent college grads:
Our Favorite Life Hacks from the Upperclassmen to Pack for College Like a Pro
Be sure to check your school’s packing checklist for further guidance.
Remember, there is no reason to bring everything you own to school. The goal is to make your dorm room feel like your home away from home, but understand that both your space and stay are limited.
In the end, don’t stress too much if you overlooked something while preparing for move-in. Chances are that you will be within reach of anything you need (grocery store, pharmacy, etc.) in addition to the ever abundant and quick shipping and delivery services.
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