College is right around the corner, and for a freshman, packing can be a stressful event. There are things you wish you could bring or things you wouldn’t even think of bringing.
But don’t fret! Here are some helpful tips and list that you need before you move in to your college dorm.
Before even packing your clothes, make sure you’ve done your research on your school’s location - your wardrobe choices will heavily depend on this! Also think about what activities you plan to do for an entire semester. But always consider the fact that college can be a stressful environment, and there’s nothing else you’d rather be in than comfortable clothing.
Comfortable clothes (Jeans, T-shirts, Tank tops) and shoes (Sneakers, Tennis shoes)
Work-out clothes and shoes
Light jacket, Heavy coat
Dorm Room Essentials
Aside from personal needs such as clothing, you will also be needing stuff for your dorm room. But before packing, make sure you know how big your room is and what it comes with. This will give you an idea of what to pack and how to pack your dorm room essentials.
Bed linens (be sure you know what size the bed is!)
Foldable ironing board
Drying rack for clothes that can’t be put in the dryer