You're traveling to a place far, far from home.
You unlock this door with the key of imagination. Beyond it is another dimension - a dimension of sound, a dimension of sight, a dimension of mind. You're moving into a land of both shadow and substance, of things and ideas...
It's university, not The Twilight Zone!
OK - it's University, not THE TWILIGHT ZONE... but prepare to be simultaneously thrilled and terrified!
On the journey to expand your mind, your living space will definitely shrink. You must be highly organized to make every inch of space count. So, here are 19 items carefully selected to make your tiny dorm both more homey and more organized.
When your phone rings at 4AM, don't get stuck looking for it in a dark dorm room. Organize all of your essentials here: phone, water bottle, flashlight, a small snack for nighttime low blood sugar emergencies...anything you need at night in a moment's notice.
Good sleep is a must for a busy student, and part of that is comfort. Get a good foam topper for your bed so that instead of tossing and turning all night you can just sink into relaxation.
A Good Sleep Mask (this one comes with ear plugs)
You may find it hard to believe, but some of your fellow students might stay up late making noise. Be prepared. A good sleep mask will block the light allowing you to get to sleep. This one comes with ear plugs too!
Use these to prop up your bed a little higher, allowing more room for under bed storage. Remember, the only way to extract more space out of a tiny living area is to organize it out. Think vertical.
Marie will help you get organized!
Take advantage of any furniture with extra storage.
Hang multiple garments without taking up a lot of space by using hanger stackers.
Only $2.99 at IKEA.
Get maximum floor to ceiling storage space with a hanging closet organizer. Again, think vertical.
These separate drawer organizers fit nicely into most tight situations. They will keep your school supplies organized and your lucky earrings easily accessible when you get invited to a big party.
Your brain can't grow in the cold!
Somebody get the first aid kit, and the tool kit, and the sewing kit.
This won't suffice for broken bones or appendicitis - but its nice to be prepared for insect bites, cuts, burns, etc.
So, there you have it. Take a big shopping trip, or just click on the links to buy online. We wish you all the best as you begin this new chapter.
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