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Dorm Room Survival Kit
Know a graduate going to college? Every new high ed student who plans on living in the dorms will need anyl of the following items. (Towels, Extra Long Sheets, Laundry Basket, Shower Caddy, Shower Shoes, One Set of Silverware, Plate, Bowl, Mug, Microwave, Mini Fridge, Hot Plate... Ear Plugs....) Put together what you can for the ideal dorm room survival kit.
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   02.15.2012
The debate over a school mascot continues.
SCHOOL SUPPLIES


Planner, notebooks, pens, pencils, highlighters
Post-its, index cards
Stapler, staples, tape, scissors
Erasable message board and dry erase marker
Bulletin board, push pins
Envelopes, stamps
Computer paper

ELECTRONICS


Alarm clock
Laptop or desktop computer, printer, mousepad 
 Desk lamp
CD or MP3 player, headphones, CDs
Small TV
Cell phone and charger
Fridge, microwave (if not provided)
Extension cords and power strip
Small fan
Camera and/or video camera 
Batteries

PERSONAL SUPPLIES


Plastic shower caddy
Hairbrush, comb
Shampoo, conditioner, soap
Lotions, creams, deodorant
Razor, nail clippers, and tweezers
Toothbrush, toothpaste, dental floss, mouthwash 
Tissues


LINENS



Mattress pad
Two sets of sheets
Blanket, comforter 
Pillow
Towels, washcloths

CLOTHES AND ACCESSORIES



Bathrobe
Flip-flops or shower shoes 
Lots of jeans, sweatshirts, and sneakers
Hanger
Hanging shoe bag or shoe rack
Laundry basket, laundry supplies

VITAL INFORMATION



Contact info for family and friends
Contact info for doctors, employers, service providers, etc.
Health insurance card
All forms of personal ID

MISCELLANEOUS


Dishes, silverware, food storage containers
Paper towels
Cleaning supplies (mini-vacuum, air freshener, etc.) 
Adhesive mounting products such as removable double-sided tape   
Snack foods 
First-aid items
Simple tool kit
Small sewing kit
Flashlight
Extra light bulbs 
Photos and posters
   11.21.2011
Your complete guide to living in the college dorm.
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