Although exciting, going away to college for the first time can be a scary and stressful experience. We've all been there, so we know how you're feeling right about now. You're probably wondering how you'll make new friends and worrying about starting classes, so the last thing you want to be thinking about is what to pack for your dorm.
Since we already went through the college experience ourselves, we know a thing or two about the dorm life. Having survived years of communal showers, late-night study sessions, and many pots of badly brewed coffee, we've gathered up our best advice, and we think you'll find it quite helpful.
So, whether you're a freshman who's experiencing dorm life for the very first time or you're a seasoned student in need of some new inspo, read on for the top seven items you don't want to leave home without.
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