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Top 10 Must Have Back to School Dorm Essentials

Editorial Staff

: It’s about that time of year: High school graduation season, where attention turns from home life with mom and dad to life away in a college dorm.  Creating a stylish, comforting dorm room becomes top priority! The experts at, an e-retailer specializing in all things dorm room, have provided readers with the top essentials to make your dorm room a comfy home away from home. Plus, for $2.95 shipping on your entire order – these won’t break the bank, either!

1.     College Dorm Trunks

Fashionable and functional storage trunks are a college dorm room staple. Trunks make move-in day and storage easy. Plus, provides another sitting spot for new friends.   {click here}

2.     12 Days of College – Gift Packs

Sometimes it’s the little necessities that make a dorm room complete.   All of these 12 separate gift packs represent an area in which a college student needs to be stocked up.  From first aid and laundry to security and study essentials, these cute gift packs cover it all.  {click here}

3.     Papasan Dorm Sofa – Pink ($119.99)  (Black coming soon!)

Dorm rooms are notorious for lack of sitting space for guests. This hot pink, extra comfy dorm sofa is also a great way to add a pop of color to brighten boring dorm rooms. {click here}

4.     Valencia Twin XL Comforter Set – College Ave Designer Series ($68.88)

The comforter is the focal point of any dorm room, so it should make a style statement. This comforter delivers with its understated peach color and trendy design.  {click here}

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5.     The College Cube Dorm Desk Bookshelf ($44.89)

Desktop storage for your textbooks are essential to creating an organized work area.  This easy to put together, no tools required bookshelf is specifically sized for university provided dorm desks and is a necessity.  {click here}

6.     College Plush Rug ($34.59)

Nothing completes the look of a dorm room better than a rug. This one is cute and cozy!  {click here}

7.     Twin XL 6″ Dorm Mattress Topper – Memory Foam ($119.99)

It won’t matter how fabulous your dorm bedding is if your mattress is uncomfortable! Keep it comfy with this memory foam mattress topper.  {click here}

8.     Supersoft Twin XL Bedding Sheets – 2015 College Bedding – College Ave ($18.98)

What’s the point of a great comforter if you have boring sheets? College Ave’s sheets come in a fun color to match any dorm bedding.  {click here}

9.     Canvas Mesh Laundry Bag – STRONGEST oversized laundry bag ($12.59)

You’ll need somewhere to stack all those dirty socks from those fun co-ed games.  Get one with durable handles so you can lug to the laundry room down the stairs – or to mom.  {click here}

10.   Anti-Slip Shower Sandals for men and women – The Original Drainage Hole Sandal ($14.45)

Whoever thought you’d be wearing shoes in the shower? It’s a necessity in the dorm life. Pick one with drainage holes built in so you’re not slipping and sloshing all the way back to your quarters. {click here}


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