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Wonder What to Pack For College? Here's a Handy Dorm Room Essentials List

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If you're heading to college this Fall, its always best to start planning your big move early (and, let's be honest, you probably already are since you're so excited). Before moving into a dorm and sharing space with another person, you'll want to nail down all the dorm room essentials on your packing list. While items like bed sheets and blankets are personal, you and your roommate can divvy up bringing bigger items like futons and minifridges. Just be sure to coordinate with each other, check school rules, and consider how big your space is. So, without further ado, here's a master list of essentials to pack when you embark upon dorm life.

  • Laundry hamper
  • First aid kit
  • Bed sheets
  • Blankets
  • Mattress topper
  • Pillows
  • Air fan
  • Shower caddy
  • Shower sandals
  • Coffee maker
  • Eating utensils
  • Water bottle
  • Water filter pitcher
  • Minifridge
  • Microwave
  • Desk lamp
  • Closet organiser
  • All-in-one power strip
  • Desk organiser
  • Storage bins
  • Trash can
  • Printer
  • Toolkit
  • Wall hooks
  • Shoe rack
  • Futon
  • Whiteboard with marker
  • Storage bins
  • Clothes hangers
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