Aug 17, 2013

The Ultimate List- What To Bring To College

heey! i was thinking of what to bring and while moving around the net, i found something interesting. i am sure there are many who will be attending universities, matriculation, IPG and many more laa. sure you guys must be thinking what to bring eh? what did i missed out, did i forget something, and the list of worries just goes on!

i know. i have been through it all. *winkwink*

soo, i would like to share with you guys this.

thank me later. =D


Bedding
  • Bedbug-protecting mattress cover
  • Duvet and duvet cover or comforter set
  • Foam topper
  • Mattress pad
  • Pillowcases
  • Pillows
  • Sleeping bag or air mattress
  • Throw blanket
  • Throw pillows
  • Twin XL bed skirt
  • Twin XL sheet set (and an extra set)
Room
  • Additional seating (beanbag chair, folding chair, comfy chair, etc.)
  • Adhesive hooks and strips (that come off cleanly)
  • Alarm clock
  • Area rug
  • Bed risers
  • Bedside table
  • Bulletin board and/or dry erase board
  • Closet organizer
  • Coffee table
  • Curtain rods (if needed)
  • Curtains
  • Dorm trunk
  • Floor lamp
  • Full-length mirror
  • Futon
  • Hangers
  • Jewelry organizer
  • Jewelry safe
  • Over-the-door storage units
  • Photos
  • Picture frames or photo clips
  • Push pins/magnets/whiteboard markers
  • Shoe rack
  • Skirt hangers
  • Space bags
  • Stepladder
  • Trashcan
  • Underbed storage
  • Wall art (posters, wall decals, etc.)
  • Wonder Hangers
Laundry
  • Bleach
  • Color catchers
  • Drying rack
  • Fabric softener
  • Garment bag
  • Iron
  • Ironing board
  • Laundry detergent
  • Laundry hamper or bag
  • Lingerie bag
  • Lint brush
  • Portable stain remover pen
  • Quarters
  • Sewing kit
  • Stain remover
Food
  • Bottled water
  • Bread
  • Bulk snacks (candy, granola, dried fruit, etc.)
  • Cereal
  • Coffee
  • Coffee creamer
  • Easy Mac
  • Granola bars
  • Instant hot chocolate
  • Instant oatmeal
  • Peanut butter and jelly
  • Popcorn
  • Ramen
  • SK Energy Shots
  • Soup
  • SpaghettiOs
  • Sugar
Kitchen Supplies
  • Blender
  • Bottle opener
  • Broom
  • Can opener
  • Chip clips
  • Coffee maker (if your school allows it)
  • Dish towels
  • Dishes (bowls, plates, cups)
  • Dishwashing soap
  • Disinfecting wipes
  • Duster
  • Dustpan
  • Glass cleaner
  • Hand soap
  • Microwave (if your school allows it)
  • Mini fridge (if your school allows it)
  • Mini vacuum
  • Mugs
  • Oven mitt
  • Paper plates
  • Paper towels
  • Plastic wrap
  • Reusable water bottle
  • Sealable plastic bags
  • Sponges
  • Swiffer
  • Tinfoil
  • Toaster (if your school allows it)
  • Trash bags
  • Travel mug
  • Tupperware
  • Utensils
  • Water boiler
  • Water filter pitcher
Bathroom
  • Air freshener
  • Bath pouf
  • Bath towels
  • Bathrobe
  • Bathroom cleaning supplies (if you need them for your dorm: i.e., drain cleaner, glass cleaner, rubber gloves, shower cleaner, sponges, toilet brush, toilet cleaner)
  • Bathroom rug
  • Hand towels
  • Loofah
  • Scale
  • Shower caddy
  • Shower cap
  • Shower curtain and rings (if needed)
  • Shower mat
  • Shower organizer (if your school allows it)
  • Shower shoes
  • Tumbler/cup
  • Upgraded showerhead (if your school allows it)
  • Washcloths
Toiletries
Products
  • Acne medicine/cream
  • Antibacterial gel
  • Bar soap
  • Body wash
  • Conditioner
  • Deodorant
  • Eye cream
  • Face wash
  • Hair gel
  • Hair mousse
  • Hairspray
  • Lip balm
  • Lotion
  • Makeup
  • Makeup remover
  • Moisturizer
  • Mouthwash
  • Nail polish
  • Nail polish remover
  • Shampoo
  • Shaving Cream
  • Sunscreen
  • Toothpaste
  • Wax
Supplies
  • Blow dryer
  • Bobby pins
  • Comb
  • Contacts, solution, and case
  • Cotton balls
  • Cotton swabs
  • Curling iron
  • Diffusers
  • Eyeglass cleaner
  • Eyeglasses and case
  • Floss
  • Hair clips
  • Hair curlers
  • Hair straightener
  • Hair ties
  • Hairbrush
  • Hand mirror
  • Headbands
  • Nail clippers
  • Nail files
  • Pumice stone
  • Razor
  • Round brush
  • Sunglasses
  • Sweatbands
  • Tampons and pads
  • Tissues
  • Toilet paper
  • Toothbrush
  • Toothbrush holder
  • Tweezers
Clothing
  • Athletic sneakers
  • Bathing suits
  • Belts
  • Bras
  • Casual dresses
  • Casual shoes
  • Costume clothing for theme parties/extracurricular events
  • Dress tape
  • Everyday purse
  • Flats
  • Flip-flops
  • Formal clutch
  • Formal dress
  • Gloves
  • Going-out clothes
  • Going-out purse
  • Gym bag
  • Hats
  • Heels
  • Jeans
  • Jackets
  • Jewelry
  • Leggings
  • Little black dress
  • Long-sleeve shirts
  • Pajamas
  • Pants
  • Pea coat
  • Professional clothing (dress, dress pants, button-down shirts, skirts, blazers, shoes, purse)
  • Rain boots
  • Raincoat
  • Regular boots
  • Scarves
  • Semi-formal dresses
  • Short-sleeve shirts
  • Shorts
  • Skirts
  • Slippers
  • Snow boots
  • Socks
  • Socks for rain boots
  • Spanx
  • Sports bras
  • Sweaters
  • Sweatpants
  • Sweatshirts
  • T-shirts
  • Tank tops
  • Tights
  • Underwear
  • Watch
  • Winter coat
  • Workout clothes
  • Wristlet
  • Yoga pants
Tech
  • Batteries
  • Camera
  • Chargers (phone, laptop, camera, etc.)
  • DVD player
  • DVDs
  • E-reader
  • Ethernet cable
  • Extension cords
  • External hard drive
  • Flash drives
  • HDMI cable
  • Headphones and spare headphones
  • iPod/MP3 player
  • Keyboard
  • Lap desk
  • Laptop
  • Laptop Case
  • Microsoft Office
  • Portable phone charger
  • Printer
  • Printer ink
  • Printer paper
  • Recording device for lectures
  • Router
  • SD card for camera
  • Spare cables
  • Speakers
  • Surge protectors
  • Tablet
  • TV
  • TV stand
  • Video game consoles
  • Video games
  • Wireless mouse
Documents
  • Bank documents
  • Car registration and insurance information
  • Checks
  • Copy of birth certificate
  • Copy of Social Security card
  • Credit card
  • Debit card
  • Driver’s license
  • Emergency contact list
  • Enrollment documents
  • Financial aid documents
  • Health/dental insurance cards
  • Lease (if you have an apartment)
  • Passport
  • Product warranties
  • Renters insurance (if you have an apartment)
  • Student ID
Desk/School Supplies
  • Address book
  • Backpack or tote bag
  • Binder clips
  • Binders
  • Business cards
  • Calculator
  • Calendar
  • Cards/notes to send home
  • Clicker (if you need one for class)
  • Desk chair
  • Desk lamp
  • Desk organizer
  • Envelopes
  • Erasers
  • File folder for important documents
  • Folders
  • Glue
  • Highlighters
  • Hole punch
  • Index cards
  • Journal
  • Laptop fan/stand
  • Leisure books (one or two)
  • Letter opener
  • Notebook paper
  • Notebooks
  • Notepads
  • Paper clips
  • Pencil case
  • Pencil sharpener
  • Pencils
  • Pens/colored pens
  • Planner
  • Portfolio/portfolio case for interviews
  • Post-it notes
  • Rubber bands
  • Ruler
  • Scissors
  • Stamps
  • Staple remover
  • Stapler
  • Staples
  • Tape
  • Textbooks
  • Three-hole punch
  • Wite-Out
Medical
  • Allergy medicine
  • Aloe lotion
  • Antiseptic wipes
  • Bandages
  • Birth control
  • Blister bandages
  • Cold and flu medicine
  • Condoms
  • Cortisone cream
  • Decongestant
  • Eye drops
  • First aid kit
  • Hot and cold packs
  • Humidifier
  • Insect repellent
  • Multivitamins
  • Over-the-counter pain medication
  • Prescription medicine
  • Prescription refill information
  • Retainer/mouth guard
  • Rubbing alcohol
  • Supplements (iron pills, etc.)
  • Thermometer
  • Thermometer covers
  • Throat drops/lozenges
  • Throat spray
  • Upset stomach medication
  • Vaseline
Misc.
  • Art supplies
  • Beach towel
  • Bike
  • Bike helmet
  • Bike lock
  • Board games
  • Duct tape
  • Earplugs
  • Fan
  • Flashlight
  • Lightbulbs
  • Luggage tags
  • Musical instruments
  • Pepper spray (if legal in your state)
  • Playing cards
  • Religious materials
  • Safety pins
  • Safety whistle
  • Sleep mask
  • Sports equipment
  • Suitcase
  • Tool kit
  • Travel bags/travel organizer for toiletries
  • Umbrella
  • Vacuum
  • Weekend bag
  • Yoga mat
okaay. there are a few things *many actually* that are not really needed in malaysia education system but who knows right? this is like the most lengkap list i can find and i think it really fulfilled all the needs and wants of a typical student who is going to leave home?

all the best to those who are gonna have a new life soon! always remember to be yourself but change yourself to be a lady/gentleman and always remember to create memories! those years can be fast!

xoxo,
eunice gm.

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