Top College Bound Dorm Student Study Necessities

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Top College Bound Dorm Student Study Necessities

Make sure your new or returning college dorm bound student is set up with everything they need to succeed in their studies!

If you have a first time college bound student, or a college student returning to the dorm, they will need some things to be prepared for the upcoming school year.

Shopping for the college student living in the dorm is a whole different ballgame than shopping for back to school in their early years, yet, it can still be much the same.  You want to make sure to fill their dorm room in such a way to make a great study place for them as well as their home away from home.

They still need paper, pens, backpacks, notebooks, but you’ll also need sheets, towels, lamps, an alarm clock, etc.  Over the next few weeks we’ll be rounding up the top items they’ll need.  We’ll start with study items, after all that’s why they’re going, right?

No need to be overwhelmed, just get organized, do some smart shopping, start early and you’ll get it all done in good time and for less money!

Laptop Case

Laptop Bag with Handle Fits 7 to 10-Inch Tablets

Case fits iPad Air and other 7 to 10 inch tablets Black neoprene case with handle protects valuable electronics, such as portable DVD players, mini laptops, and netbooks Durable, weather-resistant neoprene construction; designed to protect 7-to-10-inch netbooks Outer dimensions: 12 x 9.2 x 1.8 inches (304.8mm x 233.7mm x 45.72mm) Distributed by; backed by one-year Amazon Basics warranty Ships in Certified Frustration-Free Packaging

Day Planner2017-2018 Achieve Life Skills Student Planner

August 2017- July 2018, 12 months for planning Academic year. Heavy duty, double loop wire O binding and rugged covers.

  • Equipped with a robust Reference Section, Tips and Tools.
  • Designed to align with S.T.E.A.M. and 21st century skill standards.
  • Full Monthly view spreads and separate weekly spreads for daily planning.



HP Stream 11.6″ Laptop (Intel Celeron, 2GB, 32GB SSD

Intel Celeron 2.16 GHz Processor 2 GB DDR3L SDRAM 32 GB Storage; No optical drive 11.6 inch 1366×768 pixels LED-lit Screen Windows 8.1 Operating System; Horizon Blue Chassis


Sharpie Retractable Highlighters, Fine Point, 8Pk

Easy glide, versatile chisel tip is great for highlighting, underlining or writing notes. Just click and mark. The one-handed operation means there is no cap to remove or lose. Smear Guard ink is formulated to not smear over most inks (let air dry before highlighting). Color won’t fade type or bleed through most paper. Let ink dry before highlighting on written notes, faxes, copies, newspapers and more.


Canon Inkjet Printer

Print even more with the optional high-capacity XL ink cartridges The Auto Power On feature automatically powers up the printer whenever you send a file to be printed. Quite Mode lets you print quietly without disturbing those around you. Compatible with CL-246 XL Ink Tanks & PG-245 XL Pigment Black Ink Tanks. Save Even More On Combo/Value Packs! High Resolution: 4800 x 600 maximum color dpi produces incredible quality and detail in both your business documents and photos FINE: Features Full-photolithography Inkjet Nozzle Engineering (FINE) with a patented print head firing ink droplets as small as 2pl

Flash Drive

Kingston Digital SE9 32GB USB 2.0 Flash Drive

Convenient – small, capless and pocket-sized for easy transportability Durable – metal casing with sturdy ring USB Specification: USB 2.0,Guaranteed – five-year warranty Supports Windows 7, Vista, XP and Mac

Desk Lamp

Boston Harbor Architect Swing Arm Desk Lamp, Black

Sleek profile that will take up minimal real estate on your desk. Allows flexibility. You can easily adjust the angle of light Black Finish Metal Shade Rotary Lampholder On/Off Switch Uses a 60 Watt Type A19 Bulb (regular sized bulb socket) (not included) 26″ Adjustable Height

Surge Protector

Belkin 12-Outlet Surge Protector with 8 ft. Cord

12-outlet surge protector with 8-foot cord ideal for high-end home and professional workstations 500V, Ideal solution for computers, laser printers, and home-theater systems; includes connections to protect telephone, coaxial and Ethernet lines Outlets include sliding safety covers; detachable cord-management clip for cable organization. The right-angle plug keeps cord close to the wall 3940 joule energy rating Belkin Lifetime Warranty and $300,000 Connected Equipment Warranty


AmazonBasics Laptop Backpack

Large multi-compartment backpack with a padded sleeve for laptops Holds up to 17″ notebook computer Mesh water bottle pockets at side Organizational compartments for pens, keys, and cell phone Internal Dimensions: 12″ x 4.5″ x 17.5″ (LxWxH) External dimensions: 15″ x 7″ x 19″ (LxWxH)

Five Star Spiral, 1 Subject, 100 College Ruled 3 PK

1 subject notebook with 100 college ruled, 3 hole punched sheets; 11 x 8.5 inch sheet size; 3 pack includes Teal, Lime, and Berry Pink/Purple, Lasts All Year. Guaranteed!* Built Strong To Last Long; durable water resistant, plastic front cover and coated natural Kraft back cover protects notes all year; high quality paper resists ink bleed Spiral Lock wire prevents coil snags; reinforced storage pockets prevent tears; Neat Sheet perforated pages tear out easily; 11 x 9.75 x .81 inches overall

Index Cards

Oxford Ruled Index Cards, 300 3″ x 5″ Glow Colors

Color code your study and presentation prep with assorted glow colors: pink, yellow, green, orange Ruled on one side, blank on reverse for easy note taking 3″ x 5″ size Paper made from 10% recycled fiber with 10% post-consumer fiber 300 per pack.

Make sure your new or returning college dorm bound student is set up with everything they need to succeed in their studies!

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