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What should you bring to college to survive your first year?

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Photo of DeMarco Smith

“A television, some cleaning supplies, your own bedding and lots of toilet tissue.”

Photo of Kelly Kapaun

“I would have liked to have had a small refrigerator, and you obviously will want to have a computer.”

Photo of Carrie Galle

“I would say a refrigerator, because the dorm food isn’t the best.”

Photo of Andy Horigan

“Bring extra bedding, sheets and comforters, a microwave, minifridge, TV, game system, movies or whatever you need to keep busy.”

Photo of David Greenwald

“A minifridge and lots and lots of patience. There are a lot of annoying dorm-mates and drunken people, which is partly because of the minifridge.”

Photo of Emily Mantel

“I would definitely bring a stash of comfort junk food and other things that remind you of home.”


paladin 11 years, 1 month ago

Your ego, your id, and your teddybear.

justthefacts 11 years, 1 month ago

The desire/ability to survive (long enough to get a degree) and the will power to avoid temptations (to do things that prevent that, like party too much/often!)

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