Even though it feels like forever ago, it has only a few months since move-in day. Let me just say that it has definitely been a whirlwind! As I have worked on making my dorm room my home-away-from-home, I have gained a deep appreciation for the abundance of dorm room hacks on Pinterest because (1) I don’t have a lot of time to run to Walmart any time I need something, (2) I’m on a tight budget, and (3) I don’t have a car, so getting to any store would be difficult for me.
But since all colleges students are tight on time and money, and transportation is a common issue, even for students that do have cars, I can’t say that I’m the only student in this situation; in fact, I’m probably not the only one not surprised at the numerous dorm room hacks that abound the internet these days. For many students, creativity reigns king when finding solutions to problems that arise in college, mainly because we are required to think outside the box since we are low on money and supplies.
Before I moved in, I thought I had seen all the dorm room hacks that existed, but no one could have been more surprised than myself when I was able to create ten additional unique ones! These dorm room hacks and tricks have made my room so much nicer to live in, so hopefully they will help you too! [Read more…]