What not to bring to a dorm room – Schools of Thought

By Carl Azuz, CNN

(CNN) One of the best things about college dorms is that you get to leave them eventually.

Theyre bare, theyre cramped, theyre never at the optimum temperature in other words, theyre not home.

There are a number of ways in which college students make them feel even more remote and dingy. And by avoiding these mistakes, you can make your dorm-room memories a little less regrettable.

Bringing everything

You dont have room for everything; you barely have room for anything. Taking along the extra pillows and stuffed animals and lava lamp and 14 pairs of shoes and unneeded sports equipment is not going to work out well.

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