College Dorm Room Musts!

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Is your child going off to college this fall? In addition to packing plenty of masks and hand sanitizer for them, you will be needing a few other essentials. It is important to pack wisely, but don’t forget what they can NOT bring. Make sure to check the college’s website to see what each room offers and forbides.

Despite the many changes of going back to school this year, one thing remains the same: Your child still needs to pack all the things needed for dorm living. We’ve rounded up a number of products that he or she is sure to appreciate. Below are the following things that they will need to pack. Please make sure to get the best items possible to make their college experience awesome.

Bed Sheets

Bed Sheets

 

A great set of bed sheets is probably the best thing that you can get for your student. They will be needing the best hours of sleep that they can get to be ready for their classes each morning. In addition, they will be needing sheets that will last the whole school year.

Make sure to check what size sheets that your student will be needing inside their dorm room. Most dorm beds are 5 inches longer that the standard twin. Twin, XL sheets will fit most dorm room beds.

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Humidifier

Humidifier

In the winter, dorm room scan get very dry. A good cool-mist humidifier will keep the air moist. This will help with dry skin, throat and nasal passages. It is important to keep the humidifier cleaned though. Your child will want to cleaner it out often to prevent bacteria from growing and released into the air.

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Noise-Canceling Headphones

Headphones

You are going to want your child to clear away all of the noisy distractions of dorm life. With noise cancelling headphones, they will be able to take their concentration up to the next level. These headphones are Alexa-enabled, as well, so you can enjoy entertainment, get information, and manage your day — all without looking at your phone. Lastly, you can adjust your level of noise cancelling between three settings using the Action button or the Bose Connect app.

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Portable Bluetooth Speaker

beats pill

The benefits of a bluetooth speakers are numerous and varied. They connect wirelessly to your smartphone, tablet, or other device, so there’s no additional wires, or anything else, that you need to make them work. This speaker allows you to play music from your phone, laptop, or any other Bluetooth-enabled device.

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Handheld Vacuum

hand vaccum

Here’s a great way to help you kid keep their dorm room clean. Ever ready, this hand vac can hold a charge for up to 18 months when off the charger, and is lightweight enough to tackle quick pick ups around the dorm. Send them to college with a hand vac, and crumbs and other rodent-attracting debris will be gone in no time

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Coffee Maker

Keurig coffee maker

Being able to brew a cup of joe anytime day or night is a real perk if the dorm allows coffee makers or your child lives off campus. With this Keurig you child can brew a hot cup of coffee or throw it on top of some ice for an iced cold brew. In addition, you can also brew tea, hot cocoa, or iced beverage at the touch of a button.

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Microwave Oven

microwave

Something that can warm up or cook food is a must for a college student. For dinner on the run or late-night snacks, a microwave comes in handy (for dorm living, check if it’s allowed).  This smart, compact design devotes less space to electronics and provides far more interior capacity. All of which adds up to more interior space, while taking up less space on a counter.

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